3 Ways to Engage Youth for Positive Change in the Pacific
Young people in the Pacific need to be heard to address lack of employment opportunities for them in the region.
Building a Better World: Youth and Governance
Young people today live in a difficult world. There are more graduates than jobs in the market, the environment is more degraded than ever before, and competition to earn a living and have the same quality of life as the previous generation is increasingly difficult.
Hey Snapchat Generation – Own Your Future
The youth have the power in their hands to shape not only their future, but also the current state of affairs.
How to Avoid Creating a “Lockdown Generation”
Young people are losing jobs faster than adults, but targeted policies can help them re-engage with the labor market.
How Youth Can Find Their Voice Through Debating
Debating empowers young people, builds oral presentation skills, develops confidence in public speaking, and trains debaters to listen, assess and form arguments. Recognizing this, ADB over the last four years has been supporting youth debates in Asia and the Pacific.
I See Dead People
I see dead people. No, I don’t mean ghosts like the ones a young Haley Joel Osment could see in the 1999 hit film The Sixth Sense. I mean actual dead bodies. I see them all the time, victims of the seemingly lawless and definitely dangerous free-for-all that is driving on Cambodia’s national roads.
In Asia, Young People are Key to Achieving National Development Goals
Skills training, civic engagement and youth forums will help young people become active players in society’s shared efforts to grow and improve.
Mind the Gap: Closing the Youth, Government Divide
When we look around the world there often seems a huge divide between young people and governments.
While youth are frequently on the front line of civilian protests, criticizing the state, those in power often brand them as mere troublemakers and ingrates.
How can we narrow this gap and help both sides better understand each other?
New Storybook Shows Why Coral Triangle Matters to Youth
The stories remind us that young people are not bystanders passively watching the reef die, but heroes leading the fight to save their natural heritage.
Preparing Southeast Asia’s Youth to Enter the Digital Economy
The pandemic erased millions of jobs in Southeast Asia. But the digital economy offers renewed hope particularly for young job-seekers—if they can learn the necessary skills.