For social protection to become truly inclusive, social protection must meet the needs of younger women and men.
Encouraging more females to study and work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics will mitigate the gender bias in these fields.
The youth have the power in their hands to shape not only their future, but also the current state of affairs.
Responsible urban and regional planning and policy-making should do more to defend traditional cultures and ancestral domains in secondary cities.
Despite the challenge of limited employment opportunities, for both the Palau government and youth leaders the future of the country’s youth looks bright.
Where public sector management interventions have succeeded, results have often been transformative and with system-wide benefits.
Young people in the Pacific need to be heard to address lack of employment opportunities for them in the region.
Skills alignment should be a priority among governments and the private sector in the region to provide young people the skills employers need to give them jobs.
We write a letter to an aspiring governance specialist who is making her way in the web of development practitioners, and challenging the complexities of people, their interests and institutions.
Inefficient public institutions result from imperfect, costly information, or that which there is a lack of capacity to analyze.