Agenda 2063 - Overview

Goal 18:

Engaged and Empowered Youth and Children

Aspiration 6. An Africa Whose   Youth empowerment and children  
  • Target 18.1: Reduce 2013 rate of youth unemployment by at least 25%; in particular female youth

    • Indicator 18.1.1: Youth unemployment rate by sex

  • Target 18.2: Youth business startups including female youth in all business startups is at least 15%

    • Indicator 18.2.2: Proportion of business startups by youth by sex and by formal/informal and by industry

  • Target 18.3: At least 50% of youth who cannot go on to have tertiary education are provided with TVET

    • Indicator 18.3.3: Proportion of youth who have not been to university and are provided with TVET

  • Target 18.4: At least 50% of Youth and Children are engaged in talent based development programmes, leisure and recreation

    • Indicator 18.4.4: Proportion of Youth and Children engaged in talent based development programmes, leisure and recreation

  • Target 18.5 : . End all forms of violence, child labor exploitation, child marriage and human trafficking

    • Indicator 18.5.5 : . Number of children who are victims of human trafficking per 100 000 people

    • Indicator 18.5.6: The proportion of children whose births are registered within the first year

    • Indicator 18.5.7: Proportion of children engaged in child labor

  • Target 18.6: Recruitment of Child soldiers is ended

    • Indicator 18.6.8: Continental indicator

  • Target 18.7: At least 20% of Youth and Children are engaged in sports activities

    • Indicator 18.7.9: Mean minutes spent on sporting activities by youth and children by sex, Percentage of youth and children engaged in sports activities, Percentage of curricula that includes sporting activities

  • Target 18.8: Full implementation of the provision of African Charter on the Rights of the Youth is attained

    • Indicator 18.8.10: Level of implementation of the provisions of the African Charter on the Rights of the Youth by Member States

  • Target 18.9: End all forms of child marriages

    • Indicator 18.9.11: I18.9.11

  • Target 18.10: Full implementation of the provision of African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child is attained

    • Indicator 18.10.12: I18.10.12


  • Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.
  • Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.
  • Goal 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.
  • Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.


  • Target 4.3: By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university.
    Weak   Strong   Environmental  
  • Target 4.4: By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship.
    Strong   Strong   Strong   Economic  
  • Target 4.7: By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development.
    Weak   Environmental  
  • Target 8.3: Promote development-oriented policies that support productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage the formalization and growth of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises, including through access to financial services.
    Strong   Economic  
  • Target 8.5: By 2030, achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men, including for young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value.
  • Target 8.6: By 2020, substantially reduce the proportion of youth not in employment, education or training.
  • Target 8.7: Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labour in all its forms.
    Strong   Strong   Environmental   Governmental  
  • Target 16.2: End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children.
  • Target 16.9: By 2030, provide legal identity for all, including birth registration.
    Weak   Governmental  


  • Indicator 4.3.1: Participation rate of youth and adults in formal and non-formal education and training in the previous 12 months, by sex.
    Strong   Weak   Environmental  
  • Indicator 4.4.1: Proportion of youth and adults with information and communications technology (ICT) skills, by type of skill.
    Strong   Strong   Weak   Environmental  
  • Indicator 4.7.1: Extent to which (i) global citizenship education and (ii) education for sustainable development, including gender equality and human rights, are mainstreamed at all levels in: (a) national education policies; (b) curricula; (c) teacher education; and (d) student assessment.
    Strong   Environmental  
  • Indicator 8.3.1: Proportion of informal employment in non‑agriculture employment, by sex.
    Strong   Economic   Environmental  
  • Indicator 8.5.1: Average hourly earnings of female and male employees, by occupation, age and persons with disabilities.
    Strong   Economic   Environmental  
  • Indicator 8.5.2: Unemployment rate, by sex, age and persons with disabilities.
    Weak   Economic   Environmental  
  • Indicator 8.6.1: Proportion of youth (aged 15-24 years) not in education, employment or training.
    Strong   Economic   Environmental  
  • Indicator 8.7.1: Proportion and number of children aged 5‑17 years engaged in child labour, by sex and age.
    Weak   Strong   Economic   Environmental  
  • Indicator 16.9.1: Proportion of children under 5 years of age whose births have been registered with a civil authority, by age.
    Weak   Environmental   Governmental  


  • Goal 1: Investing in people in least developed countries: eradicating poverty and building capacity to leave no one behind.
    Strong   Universal soci   Achieving univ   Achieving gend   Population and   Investing in y   Water, sanitat   Urbanization a   Migration and   Good and effec   Building and s  


  • Target 1.05.04: Increase access to safe and healthy working conditions, decent work opportunities, knowledge and skills for all young people in the least developed countries..
    Strong   Strong   Weak  
  • Target 1.05.05: Promote entrepreneurial training to young people, including through financial and technical assistance.


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