1 Apr, 2016

UNCTAD14 Youth Forum “Shaping the World We Want”

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From UNCTAD14 September 2015 was a big month in New York, as the world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development: a new program setting goals to be implemented over the next 15 years for a better world. From 17 to 22 July 2016, world leaders from the public and private sectors, academia and

17 Oct, 2014

Envoy on Youth visit to Geneva to engage with young parliamentarians and the World Investment Forum

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The United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Alhendawi arrived in Geneva, Switzerland, on 13 October for a series of bilateral meetings, and forums including the First IPU Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians and the 2014 World Investment Forum. Held on the eve of the 131st Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly in Geneva, The 1st IPU Global

25 Nov, 2013

Least Developed Countries report calls for prioritisation of job creation

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Released last week, the Least Developed Countries Report highlights the need for greater focus on employment. According to Mr Igor Paunovic, co-author of the report and Economic Affairs Officer at the LDC Section at UNCTAD, the LDCs youth population is projected to increase in LDCs from 168 million in 2010 to 300 million by 2050, when as many as […]