By Myriam Catusse and Blandine Destremeau
This paper offers a comparative overview of both country and issue-based case studies prepared for the Power2Youth Work Package dedicated to analysis of policy/institutional factors of youth exclusion/inclusion in the South East of the Mediterranean. It begins by clarifying the theoretical and methodological presuppositions mobilized to address the concepts of ‘youth’ and public action. Next it reviews the four sectoral policy fields selected for the research, namely: employment, migration, family and spatial planning.read more..
By Françoise De Bel-Air
The aim of the paper is to analyse the dominant trends of demographic evolution in South and East Mediterranean (SEM) countries since the 1960s and 1970s, as well as the evolution of demographic policies and popular debates surrounding the shift. It seeks to highlight from these two sources the deep socio-demographic rifts dividing youth and societies in the SEM countries today, in the mid-2010s.read more..
By Ruba Salih, Lynn Welchman and Elena Zambelli
This document contains a discussion of the main findings, gaps and challenges emerging from the country reports prepared by Power2Youth (P2Y) partners in specific regard to issues of gender mainstreaming and gender analysis.
This paper aimed at learning about policies in the occupied Palestinian territories and the extent to which they are sensitive towards youth. It explored the change in the Palestinian society’s perception and status of youth as a result of the shift in the sociopolitical context. The change in the perception about youth was also a result of the change in actors in the area of youth and the practices they utilize.read more..
Discussing the "You Stink " campaign in Lebanon, Mona Harb from the American University in Beirut underlines the new features of youth activism in the country.read more..
Rita Giacaman from Bir Zeit University attempts to give a definition of the new forms of political mobilisation in Palestine today.read more..
Opening of the Power2Youth Conference in Naples
The Conference aims at presenting the research results of a work package dedicated to the dynamics and constraints of youth mobilisation in the South East Mediterraneanread more..
By Françoise De Bel-Air
The paper seeks to explore the reasons behind the persistent exclusion of young migrants from South and East Mediterranean (SEM) countries in their two main areas of destination, the Gulf States and the EU.read more..
By Mona Harb
To assess youth exclusion at the macro institutional level in Lebanon, this paper proposes a methodology that critically investigates discourse production on youth, as well as policy making targeting youth.
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The main findings of POWER2YOUTH’s macro analysis: the brief explores the policy and institutional factors of youth exclusion and identifies their policy implications.read more..