Building a global evidence-base for youth policy. A list of all countries & the current status of their national youth policy, as far as known.
In January 2013, we published the most recent overview of the state of youth policy. Of 198 countries, 99 (50%) have a current youth policy.A further 56 (28%) are revising their existing national youth policy or are, in a few cases, developing their very first national youth policy.43 states (22%) have no national youth policy (yet). Of those, 17 states are in Africa, 12 in Asia, 9 in Europe and 5 in the Americas.
SOURCE: “Overview of national youth policies “, Youthpolicy.org, viewed 17 March 2014
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