Commonwealth Secretariat Discussion Paper

The Discussion Paper series raises awareness of topics that are of importance to Commonwealth work programmes. Discussion Papers explore an issue relating to research or programme activities and provoke debate on it. The intended readership is researchers and policy advisers.


Financing for Youth Development

This paper presents a case for investing in young people, takes stock of the youth development financing landscape and proposes approaches for resourcing youth development that are aligned with the the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA), the global framework for financing the 2030 Agenda.


Keywords: Commonwealth, Addis Ababa Action Agenda, SDGs, youth development
JEL: J1: Labor and Demographic Economics / Demographic Economics; O15: Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth / Economic Development / Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration; J18: Labor and Demographic Economics / Demographic Economics / Demographic Economics: Public Policy
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