International The News, 18 April 2014 - Budget cuts and sequestration have accelerated the growing interest in promoting international development through the private sector. As donor agencies reduce project spending and work within shorter time frames, they have been choosing to partner with private-sector firms as a strategy for sparking growth that can be self-sustaining after the end of a project.
The Korea Bizwire, 18 April 2014 - The employers in Korea are getting worried about the increasing pressure of higher labor costs upon “Extension of the Retirement Age to 60 Laws” to be taking effect in 2016. In order to minimize the damage, companies are calling for a wage peak system.
Inter Press Service, 16 April 2014 - Sri Lanka will be hosting the World Conference on Youth in Colombo May 6-10 this year. The Conference will be a platform for expanding youth participation and strengthening the voice of youth in matters that concern them the most. This is especially so when the attention of the international community remains riveted on a new post-2015 Agenda for Development and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Bhutan’s social development approach to public Policy adopts and creates an enabling environment in which the lives, work and success of our young people are placed at the center of growth and development. This National Youth Policy seeks to respond to those needs by providing a broad framework within which all stakeholders can contribute comprehensively and in a coordinated manner to youth development. It builds on the foundations and programmatic interventions implemented by all existing agencies since the inception of development in Bhutan.
The National Youth Policy includes information on youth problems, rights and activities and talks about implementation strategy and advisory committee for the policy.
The State of Australia’s Young People describes how young people aged 12–24 years in Australia are faring and identifies those who may need additional support to do well. The report aims to inform the Office for Youth as it develops a National Strategy for Young Australians (Australian Government Office for Youth, 2009).
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