UNESCO and UNDP are jointly organizing a regional workshop aiming to inform, advance and nurture the youth policy formulation and implementation process in the Arab States region through a critical review of ongoing experiences, taking into account the SDGs (in particular #16) and the Youth, Peace and Security (YPS) agenda.
The 2 day atelier aims to target a group of 40-50 youth stakeholders from policy making, research and acitons including UN agencies from the region.
The key expected outcomes include:
Opportunities explored to enhance youth participation in the design and concrete implementation of national Youth Policies as well as in SDGs and YPS Agenda implementation on the regional/national/local levels.
Evidence-informed recommendations for National Youth Policies operationalization, and creative youth-led actions at country level.
Reinforced networking and South-South partnerships among youth policy stakeholders including youth organizations, civil society organizations, aiming at proactive knowledge sharing and possible joint projects.