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The situation of youth employment in Nepal

contributed by Administrator — Feb 03, 2014 02:19 PM

Author: APYouthNet
Publishing Date:  2014
Category: Information Material

The National Youth Policy defines youth as women, men and third gender aged between 16 and 40 years old. The policy aims to make qualitative youth roles and capacity for building prosperous, modern and just Nepal while integrating the youths in the mainstream of national development through meaningful participation, capacity and leadership development. This section includes the latest statistics, national youth policy and policy brief.

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The situation of youth employment in New Zealand

contributed by Administrator — Feb 03, 2014 02:21 PM

Author: APYouthNet
Publishing Date:  2014
Category: Information Material

The National Youth Development Strategy of New Zealand defines youth as people aged between 12 and 24 years old. The strategy supports to build a country where young people are vibrant and optimistic through being supported and encouraged to take up challenges. This section includes the latest statistics and the National Youth Development Strategy.

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The situation of youth employment in Pakistan

contributed by Administrator — Feb 03, 2014 02:24 PM

Author: APYouthNet
Publishing Date:  2014
Category: Information Material

The National Youth Policy of Pakistan defines the youth as people aged between 15 and 29 years old. The policy is to inculcate a sense of pride of being Pakistanis, good citizenship, interregional harmony, building well rounded personalities and to prepare the youth for income generation in their practical life. This section includes the latest statistics and the national youth policy.

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The situation of youth employment in Palau (The Republic of)

contributed by Administrator — Feb 03, 2014 02:30 PM

Author: APYouthNet
Publishing Date:  2014
Category: Information Material

The Palau’s national youth policy defines youth as people aged between 15 and 34 years old. The policy provides guidelines for the development of young people and two main goals are empowering youth to become productive and contribute to the community and creating a system where the right to access quality public services and sharing of national resources is maximized. This section includes the latest statistics, national youth policy and policy brief.

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The situation of youth employment in Papua New Guinea

contributed by Administrator — Feb 03, 2014 02:32 PM

Author: APYouthNet
Publishing Date:  2014
Category: Information Material

The National Youth Policy of Papua New Guinea (2007-2017) defines youth as people aged between 12 and 25 years old. It aims to improve the quality of young peoples’ lives and to nurture sustainable livelihoods and includes initiatives for promoting youth-led enterprises and counselling through youth-friendly service centers. This section provides the latest statistics, the National Youth Policy and policy brief.

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The situation of youth employment in the Philippines

contributed by Administrator — Feb 03, 2014 02:54 PM

Author: APYouthNet
Publishing Date:  2014
Category: Information Material

The National Framework for Youth Development explains that different organizations and institutions use different definitions for the term “youth”. In general, youth are defined as persons aged 15-30 years old, but it can be applied differently depends on context. The Government aims to decrease youth underemployment and unemployment and prevent the exploitation of young workers and working children. This section includes the latest statistics and the national framework for youth development.

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The situation of youth employment in Samoa

contributed by Administrator — Feb 03, 2014 02:37 PM

Author: APYouthNet
Publishing Date:  2014
Category: Information Material

The National Youth Policy defines youth as people aged between 18 and 35 years old. The policy aims to guarantee all young people to positively connect with their key spiritual, social, cultural, physical and economic environments through having equal access to opportunities and realize their full potential to pro-actively participate and contribute fully into sustainable community development. The policy objectives include building knowledge of youth development, vocational training and economic development opportunities for vulnerable youth. This section provides the latest statistics, policy brief and the National Youth Policy.

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The situation of youth employment in Singapore

contributed by Administrator — Feb 03, 2014 02:40 PM

Author: APYouthNet
Publishing Date:  2014
Category: Information Material

Singapore does not have a dedicated youth policy but the National Youth Council works for promotion of youth rights and employment issues. This section includes the latest statistics on youth employment.

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The situation of youth employment in Solomon Islands

contributed by Administrator — Feb 03, 2014 02:45 PM

Author: APYouthNet
Publishing Date:  2014
Category: Information Material

The Solomon Island’s national youth policy defines youth as people aged between 14 and 29 years old. The national youth policy focuses on six key areas including youth and career pathways, governance, wellbeing, peace-building, sustainable development and mainstreaming. This section includes the latest statistics and policy brief.

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The situation of youth employment in Sri Lanka

contributed by Administrator — Feb 03, 2014 02:50 PM

Author: APYouthNet
Publishing Date:  2014
Category: Information Material

Sri Lank has recently launched the National Youth Policy in 2014. The policy aims to build the capacity of young people to meaningfully engage in the national development process, enhance participation of youth in economy and develop the potential of youth to challenge all forms of discrimination and exploitation. This section includes the latest statistics, national youth policy and policy brief.

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The situation of youth employment in Thailand

contributed by Administrator — Feb 03, 2014 02:52 PM

Author: APYouthNet
Publishing Date:  2014
Category: Information Material

Thailand has developed a youth development act and programme in 2012 but the translated version in English does not exist. This section includes the youth development act and the latest statistics on youth employment.

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The situation of youth employment in Timor-Leste

contributed by Administrator — Feb 03, 2014 02:56 PM

Author: APYouthNet
Publishing Date:  2014
Category: Information Material

The National Youth Policy of Timor-Leste defines youth as people aged from 16 to 30 years old. The policy aims to encourage young people to exercise their rights and duties as responsible citizens, discover and promote the potential of young people through education and vocational training, promote national unity through community service and training young people to be healthy. This section includes the latest statistics, national youth policy and policy brief.

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The situation of youth employment in Vanuatu

contributed by Administrator — Feb 03, 2014 02:57 PM

Author: APYouthNet
Publishing Date:  2014
Category: Information Material

Vanuatu currently does not have a national youth policy but the previous version (2007-2011) defined youth as people aged between 12 and 30 years old. The three key areas of intervention were educational and entrepreneurial pathways, personal development and public participation. This section includes the latest statistics and policy brief.

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The situation of youth employment in Viet Nam

contributed by Administrator — Feb 03, 2014 02:59 PM

Author: APYouthNet
Publishing Date:  2014
Category: Information Material

Viet Nam has enacted a youth law since 2005 and developed a youth development strategy for 2011-2020. The strategy targets people aged between 16 and 30 years old and aims to create a generation of Vietnamese youth comprehensively developed and highly patriotic through education, professional skills and employment and civilized way of living. This section includes the latest statistics, policy brief and youth law and development strategy.

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Asia - Pacific Labour Market Update

contributed by Administrator — May 17, 2013 10:20 AM

Author: ILO Regional Economic and Social Analysis Unit
Publishing Date:  2013
Category: Research

ILO, 30 April 2013 - Provides a snapshot of recent economic and labour market trends for a number of countries in the Asia-Pacific region, based on official data available as of 23 April 2013, with special coverage on gender equality in the workplace

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Presentation by the Employment Trends Unit on Global Employment Trends for Youth 2013: A generation at risk

contributed by Administrator — May 09, 2013 11:10 AM

Author: ILO Employment Trends Unit
Publishing Date:  2013
Category: Research

Following the launch of the GET Youth 2013 report, the Employment Trends Unit in ILO Geneva prepared a presentation on the state of youth employment globally & regionally, as well as trends and suggested policies.

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Global Employment Trends for Youth 2013

contributed by Administrator — May 08, 2013 05:40 PM

Author: ILO
Publishing Date:  2013
Category: Research

This annual ILO study examines the continuing job crisis and its impact on young people around the world. Updated statistics on global and regional youth unemployment rates are provided in-depth. Furthermore, the ILO gives policy recommendations on improving youth employment rates.

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Bhutan Youth Employment Statistics

contributed by Administrator — Aug 07, 2012 04:54 PM

Author: APYouthNet Team
Publishing Date:  2012
Category: Research

Overview of key youth employment indicators for Bhutan based on the latest available data (2009).

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Timor Leste Youth Employment Statistics

contributed by Administrator — Aug 07, 2012 03:59 PM

Author: APYouthNet Team
Publishing Date:  2012
Category: Research

Overview of key youth employment indicators for Timor Leste based on the latest available data (2010).

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Iran Youth Employment Statistics

contributed by Administrator — Aug 24, 2012 09:49 AM

Author: APYouthNet Team
Publishing Date:  2012
Category: Research

Overview of key youth employment indicators for the Maldives based on the latest available data (2006).

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