Support efforts to provide young people with evidence-based comprehensive sexuality education.
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Strengthen the capacity of Countries to develop high quality inclusive education, learning and training policies and programmes for young people; Influencing the global agenda in inclusive, gender sensitive and quality education for young people.
Young people’s participation in inclusive political processes and democratic practices supported.
Young people’s effective inclusive civic engagement at local, national, regional and global levels promoted.
Support institutional reforms for and enabling environment conducive to youth entrepreneurship, including access to markets, finance and other resources; Strengthen mechanisms for promoting youth entrepreneurship, in particular for young women.
Enhance national capacity to develop gender- sensitive strategies for decent work for youth; Support the improvement and enforcement of rights at work for youth and implement employment and skills development programmes to ease the transition of disadvantaged youth to decent work.
In 2012, the United Nations Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) discussed the topic of youth and sustainable development in light of the confluence of events during the Arab spring and in preparation for the Rio+20 conference. Executive Heads exchanged views on the various dimensions of programmatic issues affecting youth, including youth employment, political inclusion, health and education. The Board emphasised the importance of greater UN system coordination in support of youth development.
In April 2013 the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) endorsed a System-wide Action Plan on Youth (Youth-SWAP) as a framework to guide youth programming for the UN system.