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Media coverage: Youth and intergenerational justice


Media coverage:


  • Dutch Multimedia, Waar maken jongeren zich druk om in 2022?, 7 April 2022 (here).
  • ESG Data, Ocse: ingenti preoccupazioni per l’impatto del Covid-19 su salute mentale, istruzione e lavoro, 7 April 2022 (here).
  • ANSA, Covid-19: i giovani sempre più preoccupati per l’impatto su salute mentale e istruzione, 6 April 2022 (here).
  • ADEPP Europa, Ocse. Come hanno risposto i Governi alla Pandemia? Quali politiche per mettere i giovani al centro della ripresa, April 2022 (here).
  • VoA News, Study: Young People Worried about Education, Employment, Democracy, 5 April 2022 (here).
  • EducationWeek, How Nations Can Repair Pandemic Damage to Students’ Well-Being, Trust in Government, 22 March 2022 (here).


  • Euronews, Lockdown generation: Europe's students in despair as pandemic lingers, 10 March 2021 (here)


  • Andalou Agency, Project by Turkish presidency gets global recognition, 20 November 2020 (here)

  • Equal Times, As well as missed opportunities, ‘Generation Corona’ is also grieving lost moments, 26 August 2020 (here)
  • Nikkei Asian Review, Lockdown generation: COVID-19 upends Asian students' plans, 25 August 2020 (here)
  • Financial Times, Datawatch, Youth concerns during the COVID-19, 19 August 2020 (print version)
  • Quotidiano del Sud, Training and work, the under 35 pay the highest price, 3 August 2020 (here, in Italian)
  • Özge Özdemir, BBC News Turkey Generation Z: Who do they represent in Turkey and what are their needs?, 1 July 2020 (here, in Turkish)
  • Euronews Turkey, Generation Z is not satisified with government responses during the pandemic, 21 June 2020, (here, in Turkish)
  • FoxNews Turkey, Turkey has one of the highest NEET rates in the OECD! 19 Haziran 2020 Fatih Portakal ile FOX Ana Haber, 19 June 2020, (here, in Turkish)
  • BBC News Turkey, Coronavirus causes worries about employment among young people, 16 June 2020, (here, in Turkish)

Reports, blog posts and academic articles:


  • AIESEC, AIESEC at the High-Level Launch Event of the OECD Policy Paper, 29 April 2022 (here).
  • UNAM, Jóvenes al centro de la recuperación: propuestas desde la OCDE, 20 April 2022 (here). 


  • Fondazione Bruno Visentini, Il divario generazionale attraverso la pandemia, la ripresa e la resilienza, 2021, (here)

  • Youth Foresight, Governance for Youth, Trust and Intergenerational Justice: Fit for All Generations? N/D (here)
  • European Commission YouthWiki, National Youth Strategy of Czech Republic, N/D (here)
  • Save the Children - Change the future, Youth and Public Policy, 13 September 2021 (here)
  • Sage, Intergenerational Exploitation, 26 August 2021 (here)

  • Sage, Impacts of the COVID-19 Control Measures on Widening Educational Inequalities, 16 July 2021 (here)
  • Research Square, How Can We Meet the Needs of Young People in Vulnerable 'NEET' Situations? A Realist Research Protocol to Evaluate the Delivery and Implementation of (Re)Engagement Initiatives in Northern Sweden, 2 June 2021 (here)
  • Sage, The Influence of COVID-19 on Stress, Substance Use, and Mental Health Among Postsecondary Students, 20 May 2021 (here)
  • International Peace Institute, Youth Participation in Global Governance for Sustaining Peace and Climate Action, April 2021 (here)


  • OECD, Advancing the Digital Financial Inclusion of Youth. Report prepared for the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion by the OECD, 2020 (here)
  • Age Platform Europe, Governance for Youth, Trust and Intergenerational Justice: Fit for All Generations?, 2020 (here)
  • OECD Report on Youth and Intergenerational Justice, 2020 (here)
  • Eurodesk, Promoting youth empowerment to address current challenges, 2020 (here)
  • School of International Futures, Framework for Intergenerational Fairness, December 2020 (here)
  • World Health Organisation, COVID19 - A Daredevil or A Blessing In Disguise, December 2020 (here)
  • Laurence Boone and Gabriela Ramos, Shaping the COVID-19 Recovery: Ideas from OECD's Generation Y and Z, 17 September 2020 (here)
  • The Communication Initiative in Canada, Youth and COVID-19: Response, Recovery and Resilience, 16 September 2020 (here)
  • The Lancet, COVID-19 Commission Statement on the occasion of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, 14 September 2020, (here)
  • Flip Education, The common anxiety of young people of the global epidemic generation, 21 August 2020 (here, in Mandarin)
  • The Adecco Group, #5. What worries young people the most? Mental health, employment and disposable income, 14 August 2020 (here)
  • World Economic Forum, COVID-19: This is what worries young people the most, 10 August 2020 (here)
  • Venti, Training and work, in post-COVID the under 35 pay the highest price, 4 August 2020 (here, in Italian)
  • The Vision, For the future of Italian 20-30 year-olds, the covid crisis is the final coup de grace, 27 July 2020 (here, in Italian)
  • Jack Dalrymple,  Resilience against the Odds: Lessons from Young People in the COVID-19 environment, 18 July 2020 (here)
  • François Balate, Generation L: How COVID-19 affects young people’s jobs and what we can do about it, 15 July 2020 (here)
  • Youth Time, World Youth Skills Day: Aspiring to Develop a Resilient Youth, 15 July 2020 (here)
  • Intergenerational foundation, The asymmetric intergenerational impact of COVID: the Italian case, 10 July 2020 (here)
  •, OECD recommendations "Youth and COVID-19", 2 July 2020 (here, in German)
  • Luciano Monti, It is not a country for young people. The asymmetric generational impact of the pandemic, 26 June 2020 (here, in Italian)
  • Jugendhilfeportal, Jugend und COVID-19: Reaktionen, Bewältigung und Resilienz, 25 June 2020 (here, in German)
  • Youth Employment UK blog, Youth and COVID-19: Response, Recovery and Resilience, 11 June 2020 (here)
  • Healthy Voices, Youth, obesity and COVID-19 (here)


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