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In Viet Nam, young persons aged 15-29 currently account for a quarter of the country’s population. This is the highest youth population ever for Viet Nam, providing the country with a unique socio-economic development opportunity. Young people represent an asset for the nation’s prosperity which can only be tapped if they have access to quality education, healthcare, decent employment and active social and political lives.
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This is the agenda of the Youth inclusion final workshop in Viet Nam. Ms Naoko Ueda presented the Youth Well-being Policy Review of Viet Nam in a high-level event organised on 22 November, in collaboration with the MOHA and Germany’s Hanns Seidel Foundation.
The Youth Well-being Policy Review of Viet Nam was presented in a high-level event organised in Hanoi, Viet Nam on 22 November, in collaboration with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA) and Germany’s Hanns Seidel Foundation.
This brochure explains in 60 seconds the main findings of the Review of Youth well-being and Policies in Viet Nam. This study provides an in-depth analysis of the situation of young people in terms of social inclusion and well-being. Concrete public policy recommendations are proposed to maximize the impact of government action in favor of youth.
Economic and political reforms (Doi Moi), initiated in the mid-1980s, have transformed Viet Nam into one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. However, growth has produced fewer benefits for the poorest. The country also has yet to improve the well-being of a sizeable share of youth, especially those disadvantaged and in rural areas.
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The study provides a rigorous analysis of the social inclusion and well-being of young Vietnamese using the latest available data and a multidimensional approach. Based on the results of the analysis, the report proposes a series of recommendations for the development of public policies in favor of youth.
Tackling BEPS is also about tax morale: Maintaining the integrity of our tax systems—so that citizens are confident that all individuals and businesses are making a contribution and that the tax laws are fairly applied—is essential to ensuring continued trust in and support for our institutions.
The APEC membership, comprising many dynamic emerging economies, shares the common challenge of meeting growing expectations from a young workforce with increasing appetites for new and better infrastructure services.
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.
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The report Unlocking the Potential of Youth Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries aims to contribute to the ongoing debate on the role of youth entrepreneurship in generating employment in developing countries.