Youth employment statistics in new interactive map from ILOSTAT

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Interested in finding out about youth employment, unemployment, and activity versus inactivity rates for a given country? The ILO has a new database of labour statistics, including an interactive map, which provides multiple datasets with labour market statistics for over 100 indicators and 230 countries, areas and territories.

Check out ILOSTAT here


WAY Youth Satellite Event (Revised)

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We are pleased to announce that WAY shall be organizing the Youth Satellite Event themed "Youth Innovation: Ideas of Today, Realities of Tomorrow" on 12th November 2013 from 09:00 to 17:00 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center (KLCC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The Youth Satellite Event "Youth Innovation: Ideas of Today, Realities of Tomorrow" aims to highlight the importance of experts and young innovators coming together to share experiences, discuss and deliberate topics and strategies on innovation for development. The event is organized by WAY in conjunction with the World Innovation Forum – Kuala Lumpur (WIF-KL) 2013.

The selected participants of the Youth Satellite Event will have the opportunity to participate at the WIF-KL 2013 which is a convergence of innovative events including one on one sessions, plenary sessions, iLab sessions, satellite events and exhibitions that bring together innovation leaders from governments, industries, institutions and NGOs from around the world.

We at WAY, will continue to keep the best interests of our members at hand and as such, extend this distinct opportunity to you and your friends. As Stephen Covey once stated, "I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions", we believe that this youth satellite event will create opportunities for young people to showcase their innovative products and accomplish their endeavors.

Should you wish to partake or find out more information about this event, please do find below the concept note, detailed description and registration form for your perusal and action.

About WAY Satellite Event

Event Info

Registration Form

Partake in the Development of the World Youth Report 2013 - Youth and Migration

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We are pleased to inform that UN Secretariat is organizing a number of activities to get the young people’s perspectives and experiences in the migration process ( i.e. when they prepare to migrate, in transit, in destination countries, when they return to their countries of origin and when they are left behind by their parents). They invite participation of young migrants and other youth, who are affected by migration, to contribute directly to the 2013 World Youth Report (WYR) that will address youth migration concerns. 

Inputs for the World Youth Report 2013- Youth and Migration

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We are pleased to inform you that the 2013 World Youth Report (WYR) will address youth migration concerns. This forthcoming Report will attempt to offer a multidimensional account or perspective of the life experiences of the young migrants and young people affected by migration by highlighting some of their concerns, challenges and successes.
Following the positive experience of the 2011 WYR, the WYR 2013 will also be an online interactive publication (see Starting January 21, 2013 the UN Focal Point on Youth will organize a number of interactive activities (i.e. survey and youth migration consultations, Google+Hangout with young people and experts, etc.) that will aim at allowing young migrants and other youth affected by migration to share their experiences on migration.