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Youth: Government Resources: Library Guide: International

A guide to sources of government and international governmental organisations on youth issues.

Organisations

Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP)

Publishes the biannual Commonwealth youth and development journal in collaboration with the Institute for Continuing Education, University of South Africa (UNISA). It is available on SAePublications.

Commonwealth Youth Council (CYC)

"an independent youth led body that will strengthen youth participation in the Commonwealth."

Commonwealth Youth Orchestra

International Atomic Energy Agency. Resources for Youth

International Year of Youth, August 2010 - August 2011

UNDP. Building a better world: partnering with youth: a glimpse at how the UN is engaging with youth across the globe

UNESCO. Social Inclusion and Youth

United Nations. Office of the Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth

United Nations. Social Policy and Development Division. Youth

UN Youth Library

United Nations High-Level Meeting on Youth, 25-26 July 2011

United Nations Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development (IANYD)

"a network consisting of UN entities, represented at the headquarters level, whose work is relevant to youth."

Voices of Youth (VOY)

"founded in 1995 as UNICEF’s online place for young people to learn more about issues affecting their world."

Plan with Youth: Engaging Youth in Planning Education for Social Transformation (UNESCO)

YourCommonwealth.org is a website created and crafted by young people, students and youth leaders. - See more at: http://www.yourcommonwealth.org/about/#sthash.o1wg3sAG.dpuf
YourCommonwealth.org is a website created and crafted by young people, students and youth leaders. - See more at: http://www.yourcommonwealth.org/about/#sthash.o1wg3sAG.dpuf

Your Commonwealth

"a website created and crafted by young people, students and youth leaders."

Youth Policy Labs Non-governmental.

Reports

UNFPA. The power of 1.8 billion: adolescents, youth and the transformation of the future (State of world population 2014) G 494 E.UNFP.14.POWE

United Nations World Youth Report, 2013: youth & migration

Youth employment :   youth perspectives on the pursuit of decent work in changing times /    New York, NY :   United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs,   [2013]. G 494 E.UNDE.13.YOUT
G 494 E.UNDE.10.WORL
   World youth report : youth & climate change. --    New York : United Nations, c2010.
   xvii, 171 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 28 cm. ( Economic & social affairs)

 

G 494 E.UNDE.07.WORL
United Nations. Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs.
   World youth report, 2007 : young people's transition to adulthood : progress and challenges / Department of Economic and Social Affairs. --    New York : United Nations, Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs, 2007.
   xli, 305 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

 

G 494 E.UNDE.05.WORL
United Nations. Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs.
   World Youth report, 2005 : young people today and in 2015 / Department of Economic and Social Affairs. --    [New York] : United Nations Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs, 2005.
   xii, 192 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

 

G 494 E.UNDE.04.WORL
   World youth report, 2003 : the global situation of young people / Department of Economic and Social Affairs. --    New York : United Nations, 2004.
   xvi, 409 p. : ill., photos. ; 28 cm.

HIV/AIDS and youth

G 494 E.UNOD.04.HIVP

   HIV prevention among young injecting drug users / United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. --    New York : United Nations, 2004.

67 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.

G 494 E.WHO.04.AIDS

National AIDS programmes : a guide to indicators for monitoring and evaluating national HIV/AIDS prevention programmes for young people. --    Geneva : World Health Organization, c2004.  80 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.

G 494 J.WHO TRS 938

   Preventing HIV/AIDS in young people : a systematic review of the evidence from developing countries / edited by David A. Ross, Bruce Dick & Jane Ferguson ; UNAIDS Inter-Agency Task Team on Young People. --    Geneva, Switzerland : World Health Organization, 2006. v, 348 p. : charts, map ; 24 cm. ( WHO technical report series ; 938 )

Fertility

United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Population Division (2013). Adolescent Fertility since the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo. 

United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Population Division (2013). Adolescent fertility trends (Population facts No. 2013/7)

 

Teenage pregnancy

Williamson, Nancy E., author.    Motherhood in childhood :   facing the challenge of adolescent pregnancy.    New York, N. Y. :   United Nations Population Fund,   [2013]  G 494 E.UNFP.13.MOTH

Conferences

Articles

Working with youth toward sustainable future. OFID quarterly, October 2011. G 436 K.OFID

Policies and strategies

World Programme of Action for Youth (WPAY)

"The WPAY, adopted by the General Assembly in 1995, provides a policy framework and practical guidelines for national action and international support to improve the situation of young people around the world."

The Commonwealth plan of action for youth empowerment, 2007-2015

K4Health. Youth Policy Toolkit

Links to national policies relating to youth health.

Youthpolicy.org. Overview of national youth policies

Links to full-text policies.

International Council on National Youth Policy. Comparative analysis of national youth policies (2005)

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Meeting of the OECD Council at Ministerial Level, Paris, 29-30 May 2013. The OECD Action Plan for Youth: giving youth a better start in the labour market. Paris: OECD, 2013.

World Atlas of Youth Policies

Planipolis

UNESCO portal of education plans and policies from member states.

UNFPA. Strategy on adolescents and youth (2013)

UNFPA. Framework for action on adolescents and youth: opening doors with young people: 4 keys (2007) 

USAID. Youth Reproductive Health Policy Database

"an online resource for improving youth reproductive health (YRH) and HIV/AIDS policy worldwide."

Substance abuse

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. UNODC Youth Initiative (with resources)

UN Office on Drugs and Crime. Global Youth Network

"The Global Youth Network project is run by UNODC to increase youth involvement with the international community in developing drug abuse prevention policies and programmes."

WHO Global Information System on Alcohol and Health (GISAH). Youth and Alcohol

G 494 E.UNOD.06.MONI
   Monitoring and evaluating youth substance abuse prevention programmes / Global Youth Network. --    Vienna : United Nations, 2006.
   v, 74 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.

 G 494 E.UNOD.04.HIVP

   HIV prevention among young injecting drug users / United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. --    New York : United Nations, 2004.

   67 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.

G 494 E.UNOD.04.STRO
   A strong start : good practices in using a local situation assessment to begin a youth substance abuse prevention project. --    Vienna : United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime ;   [S.l.] : World Health Organization, 2004.
   50 p. ; 30 cm.

 

G 494 E.UNOD.04.DRUG

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
   Drug abuse prevention among youth from ethnic and indigenous minorities / United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna. --    New York : United Nations, 2004.
   48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.

 

G 494 E.UNOD.04.SCHO
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
   Schools : school-based education for drug abuse prevention / United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna ; Global Youth Network. --    New York : United Nations, 2004.
   82 p. ; 30 cm.

 

G 494 E.UNOD.03.INTE
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
   Internet : using the internet for drug abuse prevention / United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Vienna, Global Youth Network. --    New York : United Nations, 2003.
   48 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.

 

G 494 E.UNOD.03.PEER
   Peer to peer : using peer to peer strategies for drug abuse prevention / Global Youth Network. --    New York : United Nations, 2003.
   52 p. ; 30 cm.

 

G 494 E.UNOD.02.SPOR
United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention.
   Sport : using sport for drug abuse prevention / United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention. --    New York : United Nations, 2002.
   52 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.

Youth and violence

G 494 E.UNIC.02.DISA
   Disarming children and youth : raising awareness and addressing the impact of small arms : report of the workshop held September 8-12 in Accra, Ghana. --    South Africa : UNICEF, [2002?].
   23 p. ; 21 cm.

World Health Organization. Youth Violence

Includes publications.

Hilker, Lyndsay McLean, Frase, Erika. Youth exlusion, violence, conflict and fragile states: report prepared for DFID's Equity and Rights Team: final report, 30th April 2009.

Education and skills

G 494 E.UNES.12.YOUT
   Youth and skills : putting education to work / UNESCO. --    Paris : UNESCO, c2012.
   x, 465 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm. ( EFA global monitoring report ; 2012 )

United Nations Resolutions

United Nations. Social Policy and Development Division. Youth Resolutions

Urban youth

UN-HABITAT Youth

UN-HABITAT. Publications and other materials. Youth

UN-HABITAT Youth Empowerment Programme

State of the urban youth, 2012/2013: youth in the prosperity of cities: overview and summary of findings

G 494 E.UNHA.13.STAT
Oyelaran-Oyeyinka, Oyebanji.
   State of the urban youth report, 2012-2013 : youth in the prosperity of cities / [director and principal author:Oyebanji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka] ; UN HABITAT. --    Nairobi, Kenya : United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), 2013.
   xvii, 45 p. : col. ill., col. charts ; 30 cm.
G 494 E.UNHA.12.EXPE
Mauto, Tizai.
   Experiences and lessons from the Urban Youth Fund grantees in Africa and Asia / [principal author: Tizai Mauto ; editor: Douglas Ryan and Jon-Andreas Solberg] ; UN HABITAT. --    Nairobi, Kenya : United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), 2012.
   v, 47 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm. ( Global youth-led development report series ; report 3. )
G 494 E.UNHA.11.EVAL
Miller, Thomas.
   Evaluation of the UN-HABITAT Youth Programme & Urban Youth Fund / [authors, Thomas Miller, Willem van Vliet]. --    Nairobi, Kenya : UN-HABITAT, 2011.

   v, 64 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm. ( Evaluation report ; 2/2011 )

 

G 494 E.UNHA.10.MAPP
   Mapping urban youth-led development. --    Nairobi, Kenya : UN-HABITAT, c2010.
   24 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 25 cm.

G 494 E.UNHA.10.STAT
   State of the urban youth, 2010/2011 : leveling the playing field : inequality of youth opportunity / UN HABITAT. --    Nairobi, Kenya : United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), 2010.
   xv, 68 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.

G 494 E.UNHA.05.STRA
   Strategy paper on urban youth in Africa : a focus on the most vulnerable groups. --    Nairobi, Kenya : United Nations Human Settlements Programme, 2005.
   xi, 87 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Employment

The Commonwealth:

G 41 PARL 4/2012

Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (2012 : Colombo, Sri Lanka). Workshop H. Tackling Youth Unemployment. In: The Parliamentarian, Issue 4 (2012), p. 276-279.

Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (2012 : Colombo, Sri Lanka). Workshop H. Mark, Wade. Tackling youth unemployment in Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean.

Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (2012 : Colombo, Sri Lanka). Workshop H. Proceedings of Workshop H: Tackling Youth Unemployment In: Proceedings of Workshops, 12th September 2012.

G 41 ED.FINA Bidla, Rajkumar. (2011) Global economic growth and stability through youth employment. Commonwealth finance ministers reference report, 2011, p. 25-27.

Commonwealth’s Youth Credit Initiative (CYCI)

Food and Agricultural Organization:

ILO & FAO Working Together. Youth employment

Rural youth employment in developing countries: a global view

International Labour Organization:

World employment social outlook : trends for youth, 2016

World report on child labour 2015: paving the way to decent work for young people.

Youth Employment Network (YEN)

A partnership of United Nations, International Labour Organization, and World Bank.

Youth Employment Inventory (YEI)

"YEI is the first comprehensive database to provide comparative information on youth employment interventions worldwide. ... Originally initiated by the World Bank, the YEI today is a joint effort of the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), the International Labour Organiszation (ILO), World Bank and Youth Employment Network (YEN)."

Youth Employment: an electronic resource tool for employers

ILO Topic: Youth Employment

Bureau of Library and Information Services. Resource guide on youth employment

Youth Employment Programme

ILO. Youth Employment Forum, 23-25 May 2012, Geneva

G 494 E.ILO.10.GLOB
Elder, Sara.
   Global employment trends for youth : special issue on the impact of the global economic crisis on youth / [... written by Sara Elder, with contributions from Steven Kapsos and Theo Sparreboom ...]. --    Geneva : International Labour Office, 2010.
   

Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015: Scaling up investments in decent jobs for youth. Geneva: International Labour Organization, 2015.

Guide for the preparation of national action plans on youth employment (2008)

International Labour Conference 101st session, Geneva, May-June 2012). Provisional record. Fifth item on the agenda: the youth employment crisis: Report of the Committee on Youth Employment

International Labour Conference, 101st Session, 2012. Report V, The youth employment crisis: time for action 1st ed.

G 494 E.ILO.12.YOUT
International Labour Conference (101st : 2012 : Geneva, Switzerland).
   The youth employment crisis: time for action / International Labour Conference, 101st Session, 2012. --    Geneva, Switzerland : International Labour Office (ILO), 2012.
  

International Labour Conference (101st : 2012 : Geneva, Switzerland).Youth employment crisis: highlights of the 2012 ILC report.

International Labour Conference (101st : 2012 : Geneva, Switzerland). The youth employment crisis: a call for action: resolution and conclusions of the 101st Session of the International Labour Conference, Geneva, 2012.

G 494 E.ILO.13.YOUT
Forcier, Natalie, author.
   Youth employment & livelihood survey on skills & market opportunities : Mogadishu, Somalia / prepared by Natalie Forcier, Ubah Adan, Alan Gutsell. --    [Mogadishu, Somalia?] : Forcier Consulting, January 2013.
   

Matsumoto,  Makiko, Martina Hengge, Iyanatul Islam (2012). Tackling the youth employment crisis: a macroeconomic perspective. Geneva: International Labour Organization (Employment Working Paper No. 124)

Youth labour market analysis: a training package on youth labour market information. International Labour Office, Youth Employment Programme, Employment Policy Department. - Geneva: ILO, 2013

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD):

OECD skills outlook 2015 :   youth, skills and employability.    Paris :   OECD,   [2015]
OECDiLibrary http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789264234178-en

OECD. Rising youth unemployment during the crisis: how to prevent negative long-term consequences on a generation. OECDiLibrary: http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/5kmh79zb2mmv-en 

OECD. Youth Employment and Unemployment

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ; International Labour Organization. Promoting better labour market outcomes for youth: Report on youth employment and apprenticeships prepared for the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting Melbourne, Australia, 10-11 September 2014. Paris: OECD, August 2014. 

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ; International Labour Organization. Achieving better youth employment outcomes: Monitoring policies and progress in G20 economies: Report prepared for the G20 Employment Working Group Antalya, Turkey, 26-27 February 2015. Paris: OECD, 2015.

LEED Programme (Local Economic and Employment Development). Local strategies for youth employment

Promoting pro-poor growth: employment (2009) p. 119 ff. Youth employment

OFID:

Hughes, Steve. Youth unemployment : the lost generation, pages 14-16 In: OFID quarterly, April 2015. G 436 K.OFID

United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Review of national action plans on youth employment: putting commitment into action (2007)

World youth report, 2011: Youth Employment: Youth Perspectives on the Pursuit of Decent Work in Changing Times G 494 E.UNDE.13.YOUT

United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-HABITAT):

G 494 E.UNHA.12.GIVI
Bigenimana, Emmanuel.
   Giving youth their space : a case study of the Kimisagara One Stop Youth Employment and Productive Centre / Emmanuel Bigenimana, [editor: Rob Sinclair] ; UN HABITAT. --    Nairobi, Kenya : UN-HABITAT, [2012].
  

World Bank:

G 73 JWB WPS 4071
Farès, Jean.
   How are youth faring in the labor market? : evidence from around the world / Jean Fares, Claudio E. Montenegro, Peter F. Orazem. --    [Washington, D.C.] : World Bank, Development Economics, Office of the Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, [2006]
  

Youth entrepreneurship

ILO. Youth Entrepreneurship

The Commonwealth. International Programme on Youth Entrepreneurship Training

Southern innovator : a magazine celebrating south-south innovation. Issue 2 (Spring 2012), Youth & entrepreneurship issue. New York : United Nations Development Programme, 2012. G 494 K.SOUT

UNCTAD. Policy Guide on Youth Entrepreneurship