The global population of young people (ages 15-24 years old) accounts for more than a quarter of the world's population. Over 85 percent of the 1.2 billion young persons live in developing countries, in many places, youth represent 30 percent of the population and the numbers are growing.
Collaborative Partner Donor Evaluation
The Southeast Asian region has the potential to attract significant amounts of international investment in the coming years. To help ASEAN countries address the challenges that arise from an increased openness to investment, this report analyses the region's investment climate and suggests ways to bring about a greater convergence of both policies and outcomes for the countries involved.
The African economy is undergoing diversification and becoming more integrated into the world economy. But whether the current pace of change is sufficient to achieve lasting structural transformation is another question.In order for GVCs to contribute positively to structural change, policy also needs to adapt.
Gender equality and the environment are treated as cross-cutting issues in all DAC peer reviews in recognition of their importance in development co-operation. This report highlights some of the common themes and important lessons on mainstreaming gender equality and the environment based on DAC members’ practices as documented in peer reviews, a number of donor evaluations as well as wider work across the OECD.
Foundations’ engagement is critical to youth empowerment efforts. They employ innovative approaches to support youth which go far beyond the mere provision of funding to promising projects. This non-financial support encompasses technical assistance, capacity-building measures and strategic management advice and can result in a set of very different roles for foundations in the support to youth, according to the OECD netFWD study.
This study finds unprecedented political and policy commitment from OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) donors to accelerating progress towards gender equality, women’s empowerment and women’s rights.
African Economic Outlook 2014 / Interrelations between public policies, migration and development / Foundations make their case at the GPEDC Ministerial Meeting in Mexico
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This exclusive OECD-EmNet Note provides an economic outlook for Latin America with specific emphasis on the private sector based on insights from participants from the EmNet Meeting that took place in May 2014 in Paris. This Note is the result of a cross-collaboration between the Development Centre's Americas Desk and the EmNet Team.
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Summary record of the 23-24 Jan 2014 meeting of the expert reference group on external financing for development.