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Across the globe, the economic crisis has had a dramatic impact on the challenges facing young people seeking jobs. Between 2008 and 2009, the youth unemployment rate has seen the largest annual increase on record, reversing the pre-crisis trend of declining youth unemployment rates since 2002 and rising to 13 per cent in 2009. Unemployment rates, however, reflect only the tip of the iceberg.


WPAY – Employment

Learn more about what the World Programme of Action for Youth has to say about employment

UN Youth Library – Employment

UN Youth Library