Youth Employment and Participation

Youth and Women Employment is one of the 6 Key Priority Areas (KPAs) of the Declaration and Plan of Action on Employment, Poverty Eradication and inclusive Development will be covered over the period. The Youth Division undertook an extensive elaboration of the First Five Year Priority Programme on employment, poverty eradication and inclusive development.

This first Five-Year Priority Programme (FYPP) seeks to identify key strategies, policies and programmes that will ensure the creation of robust, transformational employment for youth and women, in line with the two per cent annual target for reducing unemployment, and supporting other targets and success indicators of the AUC Agenda 2063, as well as the CAADP 2015-2025 Results Framework, and the Malabo Declaration Implementation Strategy and Roadmap.