• Malala Day: Youth take over the General Assembly

    Malala Day: Youth take over the General Assembly Country City Global Date 12/07/2013 Summary On 12 July, Malala Yousafzai will mark her 16th birthday by coming to the UN to give her first high-level public appearance and statement on the importance of education. Events on this day, Malala Day, will showcase the leading role that […]

  • Girls Not Brides

    About Every year, an estimated 14 million girls aged under 18 are married worldwide with little or no say in the matter. In the developing world, one in seven girls is married before her 15th birthday and some child brides are as young as eight or nine. Neither physically nor emotionally ready to become wives […]

  • Health 2020: the European policy for health and well-being

    About Health 2020: a European policy framework supporting action across government and society for health and well-being. The Health 2020 policy framework has been developed through a fully participatory process with Member States and a wide variety of other interested parties across the European Region What is Health 2020? Health 2020 is the new European […]

  • Our climate, our children, our responsibility

    About Many developing countries have poor infrastructure and lack the technologies that could help them cope with a changing climate, such as flood defences and early warning systems. They are thus more vulnerable to the impact of climate change and their children are the most vulnerable of all. The potential impact on children has been […]

  • Through the Lens of the UN Habitat’s Urban Youth Fund

    About[edit] The State of the Field in Youth-Led Development report is the second report in the Global Youth-Led Development series. Informed by earlier findings from a web-based survey of youth-led development initiatives, it analyzes data derived from UN- Habitat Urban Youth Fund projects. Building on Peacechild’s definition, UN-Habitat in 2005 published a report leading up […]

  • Australia Research Alliance for Children and Youth

    About The Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) progresses and promotes evidence-based programs and strategies to improve the wellbeing of children and young people. By collaborating with researchers, policymakers and practitioners, ARACY turns ‘what works’ into practical, preventative action. What ARACY does At ARACY, we are creating opportunities and the neutral space for […]

  • OECD on Regulatory Policy and Governance

    Regulatory Policy and Governance Regulations are one of the key levers alongside fiscal and monetary interventions, by which governments act to promote economic prosperity, enhance welfare and pursue public interest. Governments must be actively engaged in assuring the quality of regulation, not reactively responding to market failures. This requires an explicit “whole-of-government” commitment toward the […]

  • OECD Central Government Debt Statistics 2012

    About Governments are major issuers of debt instruments in the global financial market. This volume provides quantitative information on central government debt instruments for the 34 OECD member countries to meet the analytical requirements of users such as policy makers, debt management experts and market analysts. Statistics are presented according to a comprehensive standard framework […]

  • Global Employment Trends for Youth 2013: A generation at risk

    Download the full report here. About The new study examines the continuing job crisis affecting young people in many parts of the world. It provides updated statistics on global and regional youth unemployment rates and presents ILO policy recommendations to curb the current trends. Publication Global Employment Trends for Youth 2013: A generation at risk […]

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