To mark International Youth Day on August 12, this mini blog series looks at what development issues young people prioritise in contrast to adults, and particularly how we can incorporate young people's perspectives and priorities in the post-2015 agenda
In the first of our youth priorities for post-2015 series to mark International Youth Day, Tanvi Bhatkal explores the latest findings on development priorities for young people analysing findings from the UN's MY World survey.
In the second youth priorities blog of the series, Tabitha Ha discusses how young people must be included in planning and delivering the post-2015 framework, particularly by seeing governance structures where young people are included in the decision-making processes.
This youth priorities blog by ODI's Claudia Pompa examines the high rates of youth unemployment alongside the shortage in the private sector of skilled workers, and promotes cross-sector collaboration as a solution to this critical problem.
Brian Rockliffe takes a look at the experience of youth volunteers with the International Citizen Service, and how programmes such as this give young people the opportunity and means to contribute to the future of development.
In the latest blog in our youth priorities series, VSO's Jess Ewing discusses the necessity for activist groups such as Youth2 End Sexual Violence as a platform for young people's voices in influencing policy makers in the post-2015 agenda.
Putting young people at the heart of the post-2015 agenda is critical to ensuring that goals are translated into action, say representatives from global child-rights charity Plan UK. This blog offers perspectives from members of Plan’s youth advisory panel and Leon Ward, a trustee of the charity and UK Young Ambassador to the Commonwealth.