Blogs on youth unemployment

  • A family in rural Lao PDR.

    Blog poll: The poor need social protection most

    Published on Friday, 05 August 2016

    Find out what our readers think about who needs government social protection systems most in developing Asia, where half of the population still lacks access to basic social protection.

  • High school students in Nuku'alofa, Tonga.

    3 ways to engage youth for positive change in the Pacific

    Published on Friday, 15 July 2016

    Young people in the Pacific need to be heard to address lack of employment opportunities for them in the region.

  • Redefining a generation

    Published on Thursday, 10 October 2013

    The world’s first global generation, my generation, is popularly called “Generation Y.” We have also been called Echo boomers, Millennials, or “Generation WHY” (you would understand if you happen to be one of our parents).

  • Nik Gowing, International Journalist and Broadcaster, moderates the Governors' Seminar: Beyond Factory Asia

    Of Governors, Factory Asia and India Day

    Published on Friday, 03 May 2013

    It was the host country’s chance to enjoy the limelight with ‘India Day’ taking center stage as an array of eminent speakers provided insights into a country which holds some of the world’s richest tycoons, and half of Asia’s poorest citizens.

  • Of Civil Society, Jobless Youth and Short Skirts

    Published on Thursday, 02 May 2013


    The Annual Meeting is off to a lively start with standing room only as civil society participants meet ADB senior Management, journalists turn up unannounced demanding entry to the opening day press confrence, why youth can't get jobs and short skirts are deemed unacceptable.