Strengthening the Youth Voice in addressing global challenges

Posted on 16 August 2022

Young people aged between 15 and 24 make up 16% of the global population. Yet, their lack of trust in traditional institutions and the absence of inclusive and safe platforms heightens the risk that they will use anarchic methods to bring about change. Societies must create the platforms and pathways that give youth a voice and a chance to have a real stake in shaping the policies that will impact their future.
This article by the World Economic Forum suggests the creation of:

  • Inclusive political representation
  • A dignified path to economic opportunity
  • Equal access to quality education