Population and Youth

The Population and Youth Section focuses on issues related to youth development and population dynamics, strategically guided by regional and global commitments, including the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development; the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2002; and the World Programme of Action for Youth to the Year 2000 and Beyond. Policy research, the documentation of best practices and knowledge-sharing are undertaken to support member States in designing, implementing and reviewing policies and strategies. The Section convenes and promotes meetings and events to accelerate the implementation of international and regional commitments relating to population, youth, migration and development and the social integration of vulnerable groups, are emphasized.