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A conversation on Youth Progress with Herman Van Rompuy

How do we balance the need for progress with the sustainability of our planet? Why is it essential for policymakers to have access to the detailed data and analysis about quality of life for young people? Why is it important to measure how different groups in society are living? Watch Herman Van Rompuy, Emeritus President […]

Today we hold the Youth Progress Forum

Today we hold the Youth Progress Forum, a live event where we reveal the findings of this year’s Youth Progress Index. The event will tackle important issues such as what needs to happen to solve the climate crisis, how we deal with the fallout of Covid-19 and bring back optimism, and how we can combat […]

#YouthProgress #AskYouthProgress

On June 10 we’re streaming the forum live here and on Youtube and Facebook, and we’ll have the video available for playback afterwards. You can join all of the commentary on social media #youthprogress and if you have burning questions for any of our illustrious speakers tweet them #askyouthprogress. 

Announcing the 2021 Youth Progress Index

Today, we release the 2021 Youth Progress Index results, which is the most comprehensive measure of the quality of life of young people in more than 150 countries around the world.  The Index comprises 58 social and environmental indicators and covers a ten-year time series with data from 2011 to 2020. It asks and answers the […]