National Youth Policy: Priorities and Paradigms - ESCWA

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ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/PI/2009/12


Publication Type: Information material

Cluster: 2030 Agenda and SDG Coordination

Focus Area: Inclusive development, Population dynamics & migration

Initiatives: Young people

Keywords: Arab countries, Social development, Social policy, Youth

National Youth Policy: Priorities and Paradigms

January 2009

This public information paper paper states that adopting a national youth policy is first and foremost an indication of the society’s commitment towards its citizens. It is also a statement of a common national vision concerning the young generation. Such a policy provides a basis for a fair distribution of necessary resources to fulfill needs and priorities of youth. Through their active participation in the formulation and implementation of a national youth policy, young people get involved in decision-making at a national level.

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