The APEC membership, comprising many dynamic emerging economies, shares the common challenge of meeting growing expectations from a young workforce with increasing appetites for new and better infrastructure services.
According to the latest OECD Interim Economic Outlook forecast, global GDP growth will increase from around 3 percent last year, to just over 3½ percent this year and next.
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The report Unlocking the Potential of Youth Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries aims to contribute to the ongoing debate on the role of youth entrepreneurship in generating employment in developing countries.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Hoi An on 20-21 October 2017 to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Finance Ministers’ Meeting. He will deliver remarks on The Global Development Outlook, Long-term Investment in Infrastructure and on Base erosion and profit shifting in various sessions of the event.
Hanoi, Vietnam, 3-4 October 2017. This conference provided a forum to discuss best practices on developing financial education and consumer protection in Vietnam and other Southeast Asian countries.
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This report provides an overview of national approaches to disclosure and transparency in the state-owned enterprise (SOE) sector in nine Asian economies: Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam.
These reports focus on issues such as youth entrepreneurship, youth aspirations, rural youth livelihoods and the cost of youth exclusion.
On 15 November 2016, the OECD Development Centre and the Ministry of Home Affairs organized a workshop to review the first findings of the Youth Inclusion project. The OECD presented the situation analysis of the youth in Viet Nam (major challenges in education, health, employment and participation) as well as the determinants of selected negative outcomes (dropouts and poor job outcomes).
As part of the capacity building objective of the project, the OECD together with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA) organised a training on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) for 50 local government officials from six provinces working at province, district and commune levels.