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Youth and Radicalisation: The Threat to India
Sep 13, 2023

Youth and Radicalisation: The Threat to India

In common discourse on extremism, it is widely thought that the poor and unschooled are most easily recruited to militant organisations. Today, however, an increasing number of young professionals are embracing extremism. Is this true for India? If such a pattern is indeed present, what threats does it pose to India?

Youth capital for resilient societies
Aug 12, 2022

Youth capital for resilient societies

The realisation of SDGs is incumbent upon youth participation in the target areas.

Youth Skills Day 2022: Assessing the skills gap in fintech
Jul 15, 2022

Youth Skills Day 2022: Assessing the skills gap in fintech

A holistic policy and research response are required to address the lacunae witnessed in the skill landscape in India’s fintech industry.

Youth unemployment, a cause for concern
Apr 25, 2017

Youth unemployment, a cause for concern

Will our demographic dividend be utilised or will it become a liability in the future?

Youth-led just transition: A mandate or a mirage for the Global South?
Aug 12, 2023

Youth-led just transition: A mandate or a mirage for the Global South?

Youth capital can become an essential driving force of sustainable development and climate change movement.

Bridging gaps, building futures: SDG 3 and youth capital
Apr 05, 2024

Bridging gaps, building futures: SDG 3 and youth capital

Nurturing youth capital and well-being is not only a moral imperative but also an economic necessity

Budget 2022: Capturing the prospects for today’s youth
Feb 02, 2022

Budget 2022: Capturing the prospects for today’s youth

The current unemployment and high educational inequity levels continue to weigh heavy on the country’s youth

Catalysing youth well-being: Beyond a human capital approach
Aug 12, 2023

Catalysing youth well-being: Beyond a human capital approach

By fostering evidence-based youth policies, societies can work towards implementing the SDGs at all levels, thus benefiting the youth and enhancing ov

Climate change and youth: Policymakers can learn significantly from the ‘mature’ cohort of young climate warriors
Dec 09, 2021

Climate change and youth: Policymakers can learn significantly from the ‘mature’ cohort of young climate warriors

After years of unfulfilled promises on climate change by states, the youth of today are taking action to mitigate climate change through various initi

Creating jobs for the youth
Feb 15, 2019

Creating jobs for the youth

The public sector is a big employer of youth, but its share as a job provider has been shrinking despite the fact that government jobs are the preferr

Engaging youth to power the Green Transition
Feb 22, 2024

Engaging youth to power the Green Transition

By unlocking the youth’s potential, we build a more prosperous, healthier, and empowering future for them, for the nation, and for generations to co

Enhancing urban youth participation in Indian democracy: Significance and pathways
Jul 04, 2023

Enhancing urban youth participation in Indian democracy: Significance and pathways

India must unleash its youth power to strengthen its core democratic principles by prioritising their enhanced participation in politics and democracy

Entry of youth in Nepalese politics: Will they bring change?
Dec 21, 2022

Entry of youth in Nepalese politics: Will they bring change?

The entry of the youth and the new political parties into Nepalese politics is a welcome development as people become disenchanted with old leaders

Have youth started deserting BJP?
Oct 06, 2017

Have youth started deserting BJP?

When the BJP-led NDA government had come to power in 2014, it enjoyed the support of the young voters.

ICMR study on sudden deaths among youth
Dec 04, 2023

ICMR study on sudden deaths among youth

A recent paper by the Indian Council of Medical Research puts the popular theories linking the COVID-19 vaccination and the rise in sudden deaths amon

Improving job satisfaction among India’s youth
Oct 29, 2018

Improving job satisfaction among India’s youth

The expanse of the young population makes it important for India to understand the needs, desires and aspirations of its youth.

Increase in youth joining militancy in Kashmir is worrying
Apr 14, 2018

Increase in youth joining militancy in Kashmir is worrying

The ultimate solution would be internal talks, when the moderates overshadow the hardliners. By then, it would have led to many young lives wasted.

India’s Rural Youth and SDGs: A case study on Kanchan Ben’s ‘tailored’ skills
Jul 15, 2022

India’s Rural Youth and SDGs: A case study on Kanchan Ben’s ‘tailored’ skills

India must upskill the rural youth through education programmes and skilling initiatives to enhance entrepreneurial abilities and employability.

Is youth with civil society a serious challenge to government?
Dec 23, 2019

Is youth with civil society a serious challenge to government?

The large turnout of youth and the civil society despite the central and state government’s determined efforts like large scale arrests of political

Kashmir: Need to side-step hard-liners, address the youth
Sep 25, 2010

Kashmir: Need to side-step hard-liners, address the youth

Despite intermittent violence and media claims, the youth in the Kashmir Valley are apprehensive about the mood and methods of the hard-line political parties and leaders, according to Brigadier K Srinivasan (retd),

Massive outflow of youth from Nepal: A security issue in the making
Aug 03, 2023

Massive outflow of youth from Nepal: A security issue in the making

The exodus of youth from Nepal to foreign countries in search of better opportunities is impacting regional and international security as many are rep

Nepal's youth are leaving the country in droves
Jan 29, 2024

Nepal's youth are leaving the country in droves

The lack of economic opportunities at home is forcing 1,700 Nepalis to fly abroad every day, including to the Russia-Ukraine War

Perception of Kashmiri youth towards Pakistan’s current imbroglio
Jun 07, 2023

Perception of Kashmiri youth towards Pakistan’s current imbroglio

Kashmir now stands at the cusp of definite change vis-à-vis its attitude towards Pakistan

SDG 4 (Quality Education): Tackling systemic challenges for youth capital
Jul 01, 2023

SDG 4 (Quality Education): Tackling systemic challenges for youth capital

Comprehensive education reforms are necessary to empower youth to overcome challenges and seize opportunities to advance the SDG 4 targets

Small-town youths, digital lifestyle and sustainable urbanisation
Oct 24, 2019

Small-town youths, digital lifestyle and sustainable urbanisation

While the digital economy creates more business opportunities for both rural and urban residents — it narrows the living standard gap between them.

T20 Side Event | Think20 Youth Engagement: Geopolitics of Multilateralism
Feb 14, 2023

T20 Side Event | Think20 Youth Engagement: Geopolitics of Multilateralism

Think20, Youth Engagement, Geopolitics, Multilateralism, G20, Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, SDG, macroeconomics, India, G20 Presidency, RCEP, FTA, Trade, economic, infrastructure, diplomacy, Climate Change

The Crucial 60 Percent: Building the Commonwealth’s Youth Capital
Jul 17, 2023

The Crucial 60 Percent: Building the Commonwealth’s Youth Capital

Young people across the world today are facing multiple challenges: lost school years due to the pandemic-induced lockdowns, the looming climate crisis, increasingly dangerous virtual spaces, and food and energy security concerns triggered by the Ukraine-Russia conflict. This paper analyses the challenges facing the youths of the Commonwealth, where 60 percent of the combined population are under 30 years old, and explores the investments require

The huge size of undereducated youth in the workforce needs to be addressed
Jun 07, 2012

The huge size of undereducated youth in the workforce needs to be addressed

A large mass of uneducated and undereducated would become part of the labour force over the next decade, adding to the potential of the mid-career education market. Neither the government nor the private sector seems to be gearing up for this opportunity.

Urban youth are seeking jobs abroad
Apr 01, 2024

Urban youth are seeking jobs abroad

Amidst the high rate of unemployment in India, many urban youth are taking up blue-collar jobs abroad