Policy Workshop on Democracy, Youth and Social Justice: Challenges for Europe and the Middle East


On June 22nd, POWER2YOUTH participated in a Policy Workshop on Democracy, Youth, and Social Justice: Challenges for Europe and the Middle East.

Organised by the Directorate-General for Research & Innovation, this Workshop took place in Brussels, at INFOPOINT EUROPA. This event featured three FP7-SSH funded research projects focusing on different aspects of transition in selected MENA countries, namely ARABTRANS, POWER2YOUTH and SAHWA.

Andrea Teti from ARABTRANS - Political and Social Transformations in the Arab World, discussed the 'EU's response to the Uprisings, Popular Perceptions and Priorities in the Middle East'.

POWER2YOUTH Coordinators Daniela Pioppi and Maria-Cristina Paciello have presented some of the research findings and mainly a policy analysis of 'Youth Employment in the SEM region'.

Lastly, SAHWA Scientific Coordinator Elena Sánchez-Montijano presented the preliminary conclusions from the SAHWA Youth Survey and Ethnographic Fieldwork, particularly in terms of youth emigration in the Arab Mediterranean Countries (Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia).

For the full programme of the event, please click here.



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