Youth in the UNECE Region: Realities, Challenges and Opportunities

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United Nations Publications, 2003 - Entrepreneuriat - Europe - Congrès - 303 pages
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This publication contains a collection of papers presented at the first UNECE youth forum held in Geneva in August 2002. This forum included participants from 41 countries throughout Europe, with the aim of discussing measures for promoting youth entrepreneurship, especially in transition economies where youth unemployment is most acute. The papers consider a range of issues regarding youth entrepreneurship and risk factors which threaten their well-being, as well as suggesting possible remedial measures and options for further actions.
 

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Contents

Recommendations of the First Regional Forum on Youth
9
Establishing a Youth Employment Network
12
YOUTH EMPLOYABILITY AND EMPLOYMENT
15
Youth employability in the United Kingdom
20
Youth Unemployment in the UNECE Region
22
Youth Unemployment Summer 2002 United States of America
58
Improvement of Youth Employability through the Dual Training System in Germany
59
The Problem of Youth Unemployment in Georgia
68
AllUkrainian Project for the Development of Youth Entrepreneurship
146
Award for Young Swiss Entrepreneurs
162
Youth Village Programme
163
Training Startups in Business in Switzerland
173
Programme of Developing Entrepreneurship and Creativity Among Young People
177
Youth Entrepreneurship Support and Development Centre in Belarus
185
Security Opportunity Prosperity and Entrepreneurship
190
REAL Rural Entrepreneurship through Action Learning
201

Youth Unemployment in Rural Areas United Kingdom
70
Skills Knowledge and Employability
74
Wisconsin Employability Skills Certificate for Youth
77
North Carolina USA
86
Recent Changes in the Opportunity Set of Youth Their Impact
87
Lessons from the New Futures experience
101
History Realities and Perspectives
111
Youth Employment Strategy of the Government of Canada
114
Utilization of National Communication System Uran in Solving the Problems Facing Youth
118
Advancing the Youth Employability Agenda
122
Community Initiative
127
The Effects of Entrepreneurship Training and Venture Creation on Youth Entrepreneurial Attitudes and Academic Performance
144
Preparing A New Generation of Politicians and Entrepreneurs
203
Youth Entrepreneurship Programme Proposal
219
YOUTH VULNERABILTY
237
Preventing Violence by Educating Young People
247
Theoretical and Empirical Models of Trafficking in Human Beings
249
Traditional and New Methods of Moral Education as a Means to Prevent HIVAIDS Infection
270
Drugs Abuse the Facts
274
Innovative Partnerships In Fight Against Drug Abuse and HIV Infection
284
NUR Children and Youth Volunteer Group
288
Youth Against Violent Conflicts
291
Youth at Risk
301
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