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The presentation answer the following questions: What are the key trends on the supply and demand side that feed the youth employment challenge in developing countries? What are the employment preferences of youth? How likely will young people be able to meet their aspirations ? How much hope shall policy makers place on youth entrepreneurship? What are the employment opportunities for rural youth?
According to the latest OECD Interim Economic Outlook forecast, global GDP growth will increase from around 3 percent last year, to just over 3½ percent this year and next.
It is a pleasure to be in London today, which happens to be the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. We are here to launch the latest OECD Development Co-operation Report, focusing on bridging the “data divide” to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
We are witnessing the highest levels of migration and displacement on record. According to UNHCR, 65.6 million people around the world have been forced from their homes, including nearly 22.5 million refugees.
After a slowdown to 2.2% in 2016, our projections in the 2017 edition of the African Economic Outlook show that Africa’s average growth is expected to rebound to 3.4% this year and consolidate in 2018, expanding by 4.3%.
This lecture that the Development Centre hosts now for the fifth time has become a tradition. It is not only a tribute to the brilliant Professor Angus Maddison, it is also a great opportunity to discuss the defining challenges of our era. These provide food for thought and also have the potential to identify and develop better policies for better lives.
After a period of unprecedented development progress that has lifted millions out of poverty, has moved families into a global middle class for the first time, and has expanded health and education for children worldwide, we find that the story of development does not end there.
The 2030 Agenda provides the international community with a bold and comprehensive framework to chart a more prosperous, inclusive and sustainable future for all. The SDGs are universal, and their implementation is the shared responsibility of all countries, at all levels of development – including OECD countries.
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La presentación muestra que la educación en el Perú debe mantener el enfoque en los grupos vulnerables (rurales, pobres), así como aumentar las inversiones en educación secundaria y mejorar la gestión de las inversiones a nivel regional. También es importante mejorar las condiciones de aprendizaje a través de una mejor infraestructura y distribución del profesorado, favoreciendo a las escuelas en dificultad.
It is a great pleasure to be back in Geneva for the launch of the sixth Aid for Trade at a Glance report, prepared jointly by the OECD and the WTO. Since 2007, this work has shed light on how developing countries and their partners are harnessing trade to boost growth and tackle poverty. The evidence shows that this approach is delivering. But it also shows that more remains to be done.