As countries undertake the world’s largest vaccination drive, the innovation, expertise, and community reach of civil society organizations should be a key component.
Young people are losing jobs faster than adults, but targeted policies can help them re-engage with the labor market.
Young people have a unique perspective on international development. Here are examples of how they are helping Asia and the Pacific deal with COVID-19.
Skills training, civic engagement and youth forums will help young people become active players in society’s shared efforts to grow and improve.
The campaign will help deliver ADB’s vision of an Asia and the Pacific free of poverty, with improved living conditions, and quality of life for its citizens.
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.
Around 60% of the world’s youth ―or about 700 million young people― live in Asia and this huge demographic group will ultimately determine the future of our region.