Progress Towards a Peaceful World
What does the world gain by prioritizing young people's role in achieving the SDGs?
Stability through Inclusivity
Read about why opportunities matter so much for young people, their link to the SDGs, and the importance of partnerships.
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2017 Global Youth Wellbeing Index
The Index is a call to action and guide for investment in the world's young people. Created in partnership with Hilton, it addresses seven of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and features seven domains: gender equality, economic opportunity, education, health, safety and security, citizen participation, and information and communication technology.Continue Reading
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