SESRIC - Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries

Key Challenges of Youth in OIC Countries
Date : 03 November 2016

SESRIC prepared and submitted a background report on youth titled “Key Challenges of Youth in OIC Countries” to the 3rd Session of Islamic Conference of Youth and Sports Ministers that took place on 5-7 October 2016, Istanbul, Turkey. Based on the most recent available statistical data, the Report reveals the key challenges of youth in OIC Member States in comparative perspective and reviews the existing trends in youth education, employment, inclusion and health in OIC Member States. The Report also provides concrete policy-recommendations to policy-makers at both the individual country level and OIC cooperation level in addressing the key challenges of youth with a view to ensure their full and equal participation into socio-economic life as well as to the development process of their respective countries.

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