Across the world, governments, development partners and civil society came together to actively engage in consultations and dialogues to analyse the progress of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and address the areas for renewed commitments for the Post-2015Development Agenda. Since 2012, countries have held consultations with governments, development partners and civil society at local, national, regional and international levels where civil society, especially young women and men, had the opportunity to voice their concerns.
Eighty-nine per cent of young women and men currently reside in less developed countries which is 9 out of 10 young people (UNFPA, 2014).1 With nearly 2 billion strong, there is more young people now than at any point in history, providing all countries with a fast growing constituency who also bring forward a coherent agenda calling for more equality, greater well-being and the protection of human rights (UNFPA, 2014).Different online and offline tools were used to identify the key priorities of civil society across the world. The My World Survey2 is one such online tool which was widely used by young people across the world including those from Bangladesh, where individuals voted the top six priorities based on the16 priorities listed.
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