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National Youth Policy: Priorities and Paradigms

Symbol: 
E/ESCWA/PI/2009/12
Issued in: 
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.