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Key Challenges of Youth in OIC Countries
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Ankara | 2015 | 36 p.
Corporate author: 
Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC); Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC)
Arab States
Asia and the Pacific
Europe and North America
Latin America and the Caribbean

The report contains four main sections, with the exception of the introductory and concluding sections. The first section briefly reviews some of the main educational outcomes in OIC countries. Literacy and participation rates in tertiary schools and international student mobility are the main indicators reviewed in this section. The second section highlights some important labor market indicators related to the young population in order to identify the main challenges and obstacles in the OIC countries. The third section deals with some social problems of young people. The fourth section deals with mental health issues. The last section is devoted to recommendations.


Resource Type: 
International normative instruments / policy and advocacy documents
Research papers / journal articles
Globalisation and social justice / International understanding
Diversity / cultural literacy / inclusive
Sustainable development / sustainability
Level of education: 
Higher education
youth participation