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Students take a computer course in Cambodia- World Bank collection (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

Cross-sector collaboration: the key to unlocking youth potential

Claudia Pompa
13 August 2014

This youth priorities blog by ODI's Claudia Pompa examines the high rates of youth unemployment alongside the shortage in the private sector of skilled workers, and promotes cross-sector collaboration as a solution to this critical problem.

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Young people campaigning- Restless Development

Turning young dreams of sustainable development post-2015 into reality

Tabitha Ha
13 August 2014

In the second youth priorities blog of the series, Tabitha Ha discusses how young people must be included in planning and delivering the post-2015 framework, particularly by seeing governance structures where young people are included in the decision-making processes.

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Female students from the University of Laos- World Bank photo collection (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

Youth and inequality in post-2015 development

Tanvi Bhatkal
12 August 2014

In the first of our youth priorities for post-2015 series to mark International Youth Day, Tanvi Bhatkal explores the latest findings on development priorities for young people analysing findings from the UN's MY World survey.

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Girls attend morning assembly at a school in Sanaa- World Bank (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

Youth priorities for post-2015

To mark International Youth Day on August 12, this mini blog series looks at what development issues young people prioritise in contrast to adults, and particularly how we can incorporate young people's perspectives and priorities in the post-2015 agenda.

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Sifting peas, Harar Ethiopia - Rod Waddington website

Who is going to pay for international development?

Jonathan Glennie
30 July 2014

Jonathan Glennie argues that the world does not need another list of financial problems and solutions - it needs a list of priorities. In advance of the recently announced 2015 Financing for Development conference, he suggests how we might go about agreeing on some.

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From farm to fork - combating Asia’s hidden hunger

Bindu N. Lohani
29 July 2014

We need to drastically transform the entire food supply system from farm to fork in order to address food security effectively, writes Bindu N. Lohani of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). This is within our power to achieve, says Bindu, but we need to remember that we can't dream of a prosperous Asia without achieving food security.

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Boys and their horses in Mongolia, Taylor Weidman

Feature on Upworthy: Here’s What Can Happen When A Country Really Makes Education A National Priority

25 July 2014

Photographs taken in Mongolia used to accompany our education research there have been featured on Upworthy. Mongolia has made incredible progress in post-primary education, with 98% of girls and 93% of boys now receiving a secondary education. These photos show a small part of that story.

 

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