You are here

World Youth Report

Young people hold the key to world's future. Their ambitions, goals and aspirations for peace, security, development and human rights are often in accord with those of society as a whole. The United Nations World Youth Report is published by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA). It outlines the keys issues and situations faced by of young people across the globe. 

WORLD YOUTH RPT 2018

World Youth Report

Youth and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Series:
World Youth Report
18 Jan 2019
This biennial flagship report examines and provides insights into the role of young people in sustainable development in the context of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and related frameworks, including the World Programme of Action for Youth (WPAY). It delves into the role the 2030 Agenda c...
WORLD YOUTH RPT: CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

World Youth Report

Youth Civic Engagement

Series:
World Youth Report
12 Jul 2016
The World Youth Report is the flagship publication on youth issues of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat. This 2015 edition intends to provide fresh perspective and innovative ideas on civic engagement and to serve as an impetus for dialogue and action...
WORLD YOUTH RPT 2013

World Youth Report 2013

Youth and Migration

Series:
World Youth Report
28 May 2014
The World Youth Report 2013 focuses on the topic of youth and migration. It delivers a synopsis of the basic facts on youth migration and development discussing who is migrating, where they are coming from, where they are going to and why. The Report looks at the entire process involved in migrat...
WORLD YOUTH RPT 2011

World Youth Report 2011

Youth Employment - Youth Perspectives on the Pursuit of Decent Work in Changing Times

Series:
World Youth Report
20 Jun 2013
This is a biennially recurring publication of the United Nations. This year, it is largely based on an e-discussion with young people and representatives of youth-led organizations on the transition from schools and training institutions into the world of work. It shares the participants’ views, ...
WORLD YOUTH RPT YOUTH CLIMATE CHAN

World Youth Report 2010

Youth and Climate Change

Series:
World Youth Report
13 Apr 2011
This report is intended to highlight the important role young people play in addressing climate change, and to offer suggestions on how young people might be more effectively integrated as individuals and collective agents of change within the realm of climate change adaptation and mitigation. Th...
WORLD YOUTH RPT 2007

World Youth Report 2007

Young People's Transition to Adulthood - Progress and Challenges

Series:
World Youth Report
7 Feb 2008
Today’s young people are the best educated generation of youth in history. However, the World Youth Report 2007 argues that for many young people, the transition to adulthood is slowed down by poverty and their inability to find decent work. The Report provides an in-depth look at key issues of c...
WORLD YOUTH RPT 2005

World Youth Report 2005

Young People Today, and in 2015

Series:
World Youth Report
7 Oct 2005
More than 500 million youths worldwide live on less than $2 a day, 113 million are not in school, 88 million are unemployed and 10 million have HIV/AIDS, all significant challenges for reaching the 2015 goals of reducing poverty by half, increasing literacy, and improving the health of people aro...
WORLD YOUTH RPT 2003

World Youth Report 2003

The Global Situation of Young People

Series:
World Youth Report
14 May 2004