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Seminar on Well-being from Work in the Pacific

May 9, 2014

Japan Multipurpose Theatre, University of South Pacific, Suva, Fiji

Over half of Pacific Islanders are under 24 – the highest youth population of any region in the world. Meanwhile in some countries up to 58 percent of young people are estimated to be out of work. New approaches will be needed for Pacific island economies to generate sufficient jobs, especially for women and youth. But what role is there for public policy, and where will new job opportunities be located? How might benefits from migration best be captured for Pacific island economies?