The youth bulge in a greying world

This seminar paper asks, how do we ensure that the young and elderly are subjects and actors, not objects, of the new development agenda?

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Title:The youth bulge in a greying world
Type:Seminar Papers

Today, half of the world’s population is under 25 years of age while 11% is aged 60 or over. The share of young and elderly will rise significantly by 2030, when the world’s population is estimated to reach 8 billion. There are concerns about the capacities of societies to address the challenges of this demographic shift. The crucial question is therefore: how can we prepare for this demographic challenge?