- Key Facts
- Board of Governors
- Board of Directors
- Departments and Offices
- Policies and Strategies
- Annual Meetings
- Independent Evaluation
- Public Sector (Sovereign) Financing
- Private Sector (Nonsovereign) Financing
- Funds and Resources
- Asian Development Fund
- ASEAN Infrastructure Fund
- Investor Information[日本語]
- Business Opportunities
- Consulting Services
- ADB-Japan Scholarship Program
- News & Events
- Data & Research
- Industry and Trade
- Information and Communication Technology
- Public Sector Management
- Social Protection
- Capacity Development
- Climate Change
- Environmental Sustainability
- Gender and Development
- Poverty Reduction
- Private Sector Development
- Regional Cooperation and Integration
- Social Development
- Urban Development
- Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA)
- Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC)
- Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS)
- Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT)
- South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC)
- European Representative Office
- Japanese Representative Office [日本語]
- North American Representative Office
- Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office
- Pacific Subregional Office
Countries with Operations
- China, People's Republic of [中文]
- Cook Islands
- Indonesia [Bahasa Indonesia]
- Kyrgyz Republic
- Lao PDR
- Marshall Islands
- Micronesia, Federated States of
- Papua New Guinea
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.