Topic : Youth

  • Palestinian first-graders sit with their schoolbooks during class in the West Bank city of Ramallah Forum Article

    Why we must invest more in education

    Education is a fundamental driver of personal, national and global development. Since the beginning of the… more

  • A group of students walk home from school along a road currently being constructed in the Bumi Serpong Damai housing complex Forum Article

    Why education policies matter for equality

    Much of the debate on inequality focuses on its deleterious social and political effects and its impact… more

  • A participant holds up a sky lantern to be released during the “Kapulica & Lanterns” event in Zagreb Forum Article

    Three ways young people are changing the world

    We are experiencing a values revolution. Increasingly, people want to make the world a better place through… more

  • Malian pupils study during a French language class during a French language lesson in Mali’s capital Bamako. Forum Article

    How can every child get an education?

    The odds are weighed heavily against achieving the target set by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)… more

  • Hazara students gather before attending class at Ummat Public School in Mehrabad Forum Article

    3 problems with education targets

    Since the early 1960s (at the conference of Addis Ababa), and with the best… more

  • A girl, who receives help from the “Takeyat Um Ali” humanitarian services center, studies in Qrayra village Forum Article

    What schools in Jordan teach us about educational reform

    Zeid Bin Haritha is a school in the Jordanian village of Yarqa. In this school, you’ll witness tiny… more

  • City workers make phone calls outside the London Stock Exchange in Paternoster Square in the City of London Forum Article

    6 tips for elegant self-promotion

    One of the most important things you can do to advance your career is to let your bosses know when you have a… more

  • A staff inputs data into a computer at the warehouse of Konga online shopping company in Ilupeju district in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos Global Shapers Article

    How can Nigeria crack unemployment?

    Here are some numbers: according to the Nigerian National Bureau of Statistics, young people between the… more

  • Forum Article

    Are ageing populations actually good news?

    Is a shrinking population always a bad thing? Judging by the lamentations of some economists and… more

  • Forum Article

    Haiti’s fight against cholera

    During a recent visit to the rural community of Los Palmas, Haiti, I had the opportunity to talk with… more

  • Global Shapers Article

    Can equality be taught in schools?

    Inequality and discrimination are universal concerns. We are constantly witnessing violations of individual… more

  • Forum Article

    Girls are speaking up: we must listen

    Demonstrations around the world were held last week to mark the 100th day of captivity for more than 200… more

  • Forum Video

    Video: Is digital the answer to youth unemployment?

    Twenty-five percent of all young people between the ages of 16 and 24 are unemployed, and finding ways to… more

  • Global Shapers Article

    Why young people are key to tackling climate change

    “Inheritance” is a word often used when it comes to our responsibility to take care of the planet… more

  • Forum Article

    What is the secret of Germany’s success?

    Although another successful German football side may come as little surprise, their extra time victory over… more

  • Forum Article

    How can we break the Ivy League clique?

    Education is undoubtedly a critical driver of economic growth and social mobility. But efforts to expand… more

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    Why we need a United Nations for young people

    Although the global financial crisis has taken an upward turn, markets and employment rates are still… more

  • Global Shapers Event

    Every missing schoolgirl is an individual tragedy

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2014

    , Abuja, Nigeria