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Youth Open Space

Youth Set their Own Agenda

The Bank has been leading sessions across the region that allow youth to set their own agenda for addressing issues and opportunities for a better future.

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The number of children and youth under the age of 24 in the East Asia and Pacific region (dominated by China) are close to 790 million, making up for 38% of the region's population.  The EAP region's youth programs are tailored to the particular youth issues faced by each country and therefore vary considerably in scope.Data iconRead overview

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bullet squareCambodiaYouth Essay Competition 2007 (274kb pdf)
bullet squareChina - Join Hands for Development Program
bullet squareIndonesia - Youth Employment Plan
bullet squarePacific Islands - Pacific Youth Charter
bullet squareThailand - E-discussion on youth employment in Thailand
bullet squareTimor - Leste - Promoting Equality Among Youth

Indonesia tertiary education factoid

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BulletHomeLACThailand Youth Engagement Program
BulletHomeLACYoung Timorese Students are Optimistic About the Future - May '07
BulletHomeLACThai Youth Leader Urges Peers to Speak Up - Apr. '07 
BulletHomeLACHIV/AIDS Awareness Among Youth in Thailand - Feb. '07

Development Outreach focused on youth development

Youth and Development: Investing in the Next Generation, June 2007

BulletHomeLAC Pacific Youth Literature Review -  This Literature Review is intended to inform the Bank's Youth Engagement Strategy and Economic and Social Sector Study on Pacific Youth; and determine, what, if any, research is available to support the Bank's strategy development and project preparation (report pdf) 

Solomon Island Youth in Transition 2008- Summary Note, Key Findings, Opinions and Recommendations of Youth Scoping Mission (report pdf) 

BulletHomeLACThailand Social Monitor on Youth 2008 -Development and Next Generation(report pdf)   

Rapid Youth Assessment 2008 - Young people under age 20 account for almost half of the PNG's total population (report pdf) 


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    WDR 2007 cover
BulletHomeLACSupporting Youth Voices: Discussion on Youth Employment, Bringing Youth and Policy-Makers Together
BulletHomeLACYouth Entrepreneurship as Career Option in EAP: Key Components for Success
        Youthink logo
BulletHomeLACYouthink! The award-winning Bank website for youth
BulletHomeLAC Children & Youth

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