Let’s imagine for a moment the life of Carlos, a 17-year old student attending high school in Latin America. Right after school, Carlos goes straight to the auto repair shop close to his house, where he works part-time. In a few words, Carlos is a "YES-YES", a young person who goes to school and goes to work. Although the high proportion of NEETs in Latin America is indeed … [Lee más...] about What if we talk about the YES-YES?
Written by: Emiliana Vegas Education is a high-priority issue for the Pacific Alliance. The heads of state of the member countries —Colombia, Chile, Mexico and Peru — have recognized that investing in education is key to consolidate this platform and work toward the development of their economies. With this conviction in mind, a dialogue has been initiated between these … [Lee más...] about Investing in the future of the Pacific Alliance: its youth
* Escrito por Daniel Alonso Soto Hoy 12 de junio se celebra el Día Mundial contra el Trabajo Infantil, el cual se centra este año en el papel de la protección social para mantener a los niños alejados del trabajo infantil o retirarlos del mismo. Esto me ha hecho recordar lo afortunado que soy de haber tenido tiempo para crecer y completar mis estudios sin otra preocupación más … [Lee más...] about Sin tiempo para crecer
* Written by Daniel Alonso Soto Today, June 12th, the World Day Against Child Labor is celebrated, which this year focuses on highlighting the importance of social protection to keep children out of child labor. This made me realize how fortunate I’ve been. I was able to grow up and complete my studies, having to focus on nothing more than merely learning, playing, and … [Lee más...] about No time to grow up