The Huffington Post, 25 November 2011 - The number of young people in the UK not in education, employment or training (Neet) has risen at a record rate over the past year, figures have shown.
The Financial Times, 29 May 2012 - Young people are bearing much of the pain of western economies’ deepening financial crisis. According to the International Labour Organization, youth unemployment rates in 2012 in developed economies and the EU are, at 18 per cent, close to their peak since the ILO started recording them in 1991.
BBC News, 1 November 2012 - South Africa may be the largest and most developed economy on the African continent, but the unemployment rate for younger people has been running as high as 50%, prompting a nationwide debate about schemes where companies get paid for taking on young workers.
May 18, 2012 02:46 PM
Author: APYouthNet Team
Category: Project and Programme
ILO, May 2012 - Meeting report from the 13 youth consultation events which took place in Asia and the Pacific between December 2011 and May 2012.
The Online Citizen, 24 May 2014 - The ASEAN Youth Forum (AYF) made history on 11th May as the first regional youth forum to engage with ASEAN leaders in an interface meeting at the ASEAN Summit 2014 in host country Myanmar. It hoped to include youth civil society voices from all member countries.
Mar 08, 2012 10:24 AM
Category: Information Material
To commemorate International Women’s Day, which is celebrated globally on
the 8th of March each year, the East Asia and Pacific and South Asia
Regional UNGEI are pleased to release a joint statement highlighting the
need for more awareness and action to end violence against women and girls,
particularly in schools.
Jul 09, 2011 09:52 PM
Author: Gisa Roesen and ULSA
Overseas Development Institute 2011 - The purpose of the project was to ascertain youth perspectives on their vulnerabilities and obtain qualitative data on key questions relating to youth risks, vulnerabilities, development capacities, well-being and future opportunities. In particular, the research addresses a knowledge gap on the social impacts of the global economic crisis by analysing how its effects are being experienced by youth in the three focus countries, Ghana, Mozambique and Vietnam. Additionally, the research will explore if and how recovery is impacting on young people; how the young, particularly the poor, face vulnerabilities in their search for a more socially and economically stable present and future. A strong gender and exclusion analysis, including ethnicity and disability, will be essential.
Mail & Guardian, 19 December 2013 - Companies may be able to benefit from the Employment Tax Incentive Act from as early as January, after President Jacob Zuma signed the Bill into law.
Jul 17, 2011 01:22 PM
Youthline New Zealand, 2007 - This document has been developed to define the ‘co re competencies’ required for youth work in New Zealand. These are the industry-defined skills and knowledge which underpin youth work for both paid workers and volunteers. Two additional levels of ‘intermediate’ and ‘advanced’ workforce competencies also exist, and are described in additional documents. The competencies have been structured around the principles of youth development defined in Youth Development Strategy Aotearoa.
This festival is Malaysia's largest youth festival to date. There will be 5 types of Festivals (Music, Sports, Dance, Discovery and Shopping), 5 Conferences Tracks, 3 Music Concerts and over 100 events for the entire 3-day period.
EIN News, 20 June 2014 - Thank you so much, Rebecca, for having me here today. It is such a privilege to be among so many experts, and it’s very exciting to think about the wealth of information that will be shared and discussed today. I’d also like to extend a warm welcome to the Honorable Julia Gillard. Your leadership role in this critical space is incredibly important.
Radio New Zealand International, 7 July 2014 - The United Nations Population Fund is calling for young people in the Pacific to join a worldwide campaign to push for a youth-specific development goal in the post-2015 agenda.
China Daily, 24 October 2014 - When leaders of the G20, representing the world’s biggest economies, gather in the Australian city of Brisbane next month, one of the major issues on the agenda will be unemployment — or more specifically youth unemployment.
Republica, Kathmandu, 12 March 2013 - Sixty youths from 29 districts of Nepal gathered in Pokhara recently with the determination to work for the development of the country. Members of the US Embassy Youth Council promised to work for the development of their community, and Anil Shah, Executive Director of Mega Bank, boosted their resolve.
In the Edge Financial Daily Today 2013, 2 December 2013 - With full employment and youth joblessness lower than the global rate, Malaysians may find reasons to disregard what bedevils much of the rich world.