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165 countries adopt a global Commitment on Youth Policies
Monday 17 November 2014
The United Nations-backed Global Forum on Youth Policies, which brought together over 700 participants from over 165 countries in Baku (Azerbaijan) on the 30th October 2014, adopted an outcome document pledging to support countries that are in the process of developing and “elevating” national youth policy, the BAKU Commitment on Youth Policies. It highlights the principles to guide formulation, implementation and evaluation of youth policy in the 21 century. It calls for greater youth involvement in youth policy monitoring and evaluation. In 2014, 127 countries have an adopted national youth policy, up from 99 in 2013.