There are 1.2 billion people who are between 15 and 24. That's a lot!
To take a look at the major issues, opportunities, and challenges facing these young people, on Tuesday the United Nations released The UN World Youth Report 2007.
In addition to talking about youth as a postivie force for dealing with world problems, it identifies 15 priority areas inlcuding employment, education, health, poverty and violence.
Check it out at http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unyin/wyr07.htm.