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  • 27-January-2017

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    Youth Inclusion Project - Yao Koumedzro

    Here is the story of Yao Koumedzro, 31, from Kpalimé, Togo : "I am a graphic designer of books, poster adverts and magazines. I am also in charge of PROJAD, the Youth in Action for Development Program. The program provides at-risk youth – the very poor or drug addicted – with jobs, health services and educational support."

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  • 27-January-2017

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    Youth Inclusion Project - My Nhan Ngo

    Here is the story of My Nhan Ngo, 27, from Can Tho, Viet nam : "I grew up in the countryside, in Bac Lieu, where my parents are rice farmers. I moved to Can Tho, --about 150 kilometres away – when I was 18 so that I could finish my studies. After high school, I participated in a 2-year professional college diploma programme in accounting and then waitressed for two years at a local restaurant.

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  • 26-January-2017

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    Youth Inclusion Project - Inga Spînu

    Here is the story of Inga Spînu, 35, from Moldova : ‌"I consider myself very lucky to be able to manage both a career and motherhood. The only way I can do it is with family support. My husband and I have a two-year-old son, and since June 2016 I have been working full-time at an institute for justice. I grew up in a small village 75 km away from Chisinau".

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  • 24-January-2017

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    Youth Inclusion Project - Policy Focus

    Promoting youth inclusion makes good sense for progress. First, young people not only shape the present of any country, but they will also profoundly determine its future. Second, young people are at a stage in life characterised by a high capacity to learn and acquire skills and, in general, positive attitudes towards participation in society.

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  • 24-January-2017

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    Youth Inclusion Project - News and Events

    Promoting youth inclusion makes good sense for progress. Here are the latest "Youth Inclusion Project"news and events that took place around the world.

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  • 24-January-2017

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    Youth Inclusion Project - About

    Promoting youth inclusion makes good sense for progress. First, young people not only shape the present of any country, but they will also profoundly determine its future. Second, young people are at a stage in life characterised by a high capacity to learn and acquire skills and, in general, positive attitudes towards participation in society.

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  • 4-November-2016

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    Making climate finance work for women: Overview of bilateral ODA to gender and climate change

    This brief is a contribution to the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) and a submission of recommendations for the renewal of the Lima Work Programme on Gender. It provides an overview of how well members of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) are integrating gender equality into their bilateral aid to climate change.

  • 19-September-2016

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    Refugee crisis: Enough words, now it is time for action

    This article by OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría addresses the refugee crisis, encouraging governments to seize the opportunity that refugees bring for our economies and societies.

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  • 31-May-2016

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    Refugees are not a burden but an opportunity

    When nearly a million Vietnamese “boat people” fled their country in the late 1970s and early 1980s and sought refuge elsewhere, they were typically seen as a burden and often turned away. Eventually, many were allowed to settle in the US. Most arrived speaking little or no English and with few assets or relevant job skills. Yet Vietnamese refugees are now more likely to be employed and have higher incomes than people born in the US.

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  • 26-May-2016

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    Business brief: A new vision for living and ageing in America

    I first stepped onto the stage at AARP’s Ideas@50+ national member event in San Diego in September 2014 to deliver a keynote address urging the 8,000 attendees to disrupt ageing. Since then, the response has been overwhelming.

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