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Youth Employment and Skills Development in Asia and the Pacific
The Youth at Work
The 2013 ADB International Skills Development Forum looks at the need to address youth unemployment and a growing mismatch between education and jobs requirements in the Asia and Pacific region, focusing on the efforts of governments and the private sector and the role of information and communications technology.
Empowering the Youth
ADB-sponsored youth participants are at the 3rd Interational Skills Development Forum as panelists and correspondents. View updates in the social media feed below.
Information and communications technology is both an engine of growth for developing countries and a tool for training today's youth to become the workforce of tomorrow.
Presentations and discussions at the ADB International Skills Development Forum held in December 2012 .
Addressing the acute skills-jobs mismatch in many Asia and Pacific countries.
Here's a by-the-numbers look at the status of youth employment and training in Asia and the Pacific.
Recent trends and reports indicate that availability of talent is a key component of the long-term competitiveness of companies and nations.
Jobs and skills are pressing challenges for developing countries, including a growing concern of skills mismatch.