UN World Youth Report

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In this publication, unless otherwise indicated, the term “youth” refers to all those between the ages of 15 and 24, as reflected in the World Programme of Action for Youth. The term “young people” may be used interchangeably with the word “youth.”

The United Nations Secretariat cannot independently verify all details contained in the comments posted to its 11 October–7 November 2011 e-discussion on youth employment (available from http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unyin/onlinediscussion/index.html) which are reproduced, directly or indirectly, herein.

Comments posted to the e-discussion on youth employment which are directly quoted in the present publication may have been altered by the United Nations Secretariat for clarity and grammatical purposes.

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The UN Focal Point on Youth aims to build awareness of the global situation of young people, as well as promote their rights and aspirations, working toward greater participation of young people in decision-making as a means for achieving peace and development.

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