With over 60 per cent of its citizens under the age of 30, the Commonwealth is committed to the current and future needs of its young people.
Overview of Youth Development in Ghana
This book makes recommendations for how Ghana can mainstream youth issues in its development strategies, providing baseline evaluations of socio-economic issues that particularly affect the youth demographic, such as underemployment, a lack of access to quality education and poverty.
Youth Work in the Commonwealth: A Growth Profession
Youth Work in the Commonwealth: A Growth Profession aims to help countries learn from good practices, and assess gaps in establishing youth work as a recognised profession in diverse contexts.
Youth Mainstreaming in Development Planning: Transforming Young Lives
A compendium of concepts to initiate dialogue, and mobilise consensus around visions and strategies for young people. Includes tools and techniques that support initiatives to mainstream youth rights, voices and capabilities across government and other institutions. It is aimed policy-makers and practitioners engaged in development planning.
Global Youth Development Index and Report 2016
The Commonwealth's 2016 Global Youth Development Index and Report is an overview of the development of young people (aged 15 -30) in 183 countries, including 49 Commonwealth countries. It analyses 18 indicators across five domains -- education, health and well-being, employment and opportunity, political participation and civic participation.
Child Rights in the Commonwealth: 20 Years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) acknowledged the modern understanding of childhood. It formulated what children can expect as a set of rights as distinct from welfare or kindness from adults. This book examines the importance of child rights, and provides an overview of the key themes of the CRC.
Introduction to Citizenship for Young People in the Commonwealth: What Citizenship Means and How it Relates to the Commonwealth
This book teaches young people about the concept and practice of citizenship and how it relates to the Commonwealth. It will help young people to understand how citizens' rights and responsibilities have developed, evaluate those developments and see how they can participate in defining and using citizens' rights now and in the future.
An Introduction to Law and Human Rights for Young People in the Commonwealth
This title provides an overview of some of the key legal issues that affect youth in Commonwealth countries. The issues covered fall, directly or indirectly, within the scope of the Harare Commonwealth Declaration of 1991.
Youth and Development in Africa: Report of the Commonwealth Africa Regional Youth Seminar, Nairobi, November, 1969
Report of a youth seminar that brought together experts in the field of youth organisation and training in Commonwealth Africa to share ideas and experiences. The seminar considered the problem of transition from a traditional to a modern society, and how to equip young people with the skills, attitudes and opportunities to make the transference.
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