Wikiprogress, in conjunction with European Youth Forum, HSBC, Restless Development & Web-COSI are hosting an online discussion about youth well-being. Running from 1-15 December.
We invite you to join the conversations on how the goal of youth well-being can be better incorporated into measurement and policy.
The aim of this discussion is to map out the main issues for youth well-being and to identify organisations and initiatives working in this field. This discussion will provide the foundation for a more in-depth online debate that we will be hosting in early 2015.
Everyone is welcome to join the discussion, and we are especially interested to hear from students and young people from around the world.
There are more youth living in the world today than at any other time in human history. There are now an unprecedented 1.8 billion adolescents and young adults aged between 10 and 24, making up over a quarter of the world population (UN Population Fund). However, young people’s voices are not always heard in measurement and policy debates.
The OECD is one of four partners in a European Commission-funded project called Web Communities for Statistics and Social Innovation (Web-COSI), whose overarching aim is to ensure ‘Statistics for Everyone’. Over two years, Web-COSI will be exploring innovative ways to increase public engagement with the production, promotion, and use of ‘beyond GDP’ statistics and data.
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