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Youth Empowerment  Portfolio in Asia and the Pacific

Youth in Governance and Peacebuilding  

Fast Facts Youth Political Participation in Asia Pacific

More than 1.1 billion young people aged 15 to 29 live in the Asia- Pacific region, constituting more than 25 per cent of the population.

A stocktake and review of  youth, peace and security (YPS)  programming in the Asia-Pacific

This mapping provides a total of 157 programmes and initiatives by UNDP in Asia and the Pacific, which has Youth Political Participation (YPP) elements integrated or mainstreamed in them and implemented in the region primarily from 2017 to 2023.  

YPP Mapping Report Analysis and Recommendations 

The analysis and findings from this mapping are presented in this report. The insights derived from this mapping aim to guide the strategic vision and advocacy of the UNDP in advancing Youth Political Participation in the Asia-Pacific region.

Youth, Peace and Security: Fostering Youth-Inclusive Political Processes

Published by UNDP, this Guide aims to serve as a comprehensive resource for practitioners and experts devoted to advancing the Youth, Peace and Security agenda, with an emphasis on young people’s participation. 

FAST FACTS Youth Peace and Security in Asia Pacific

While the Youth, Peace, and Security agenda globally represents a significant and well-established thematic agenda, the Asia-Pacific region lacks progress towards implementing the agenda, even eight years after resolution 2250. 

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