By Ibrahim Elur, Nadine Sika and Hatem Zayed (In-Depth Case Study)
The paper is concerned with understanding endogenous and exogenous student activism in authoritarian regimes, by focusing on the case study of Egypt from the 1960s until today. The first part of the paper is dedicated to a definition of “student movements” and “youth activism” in their various forms. The second presents a historical analysis of student movements in the Arab world in general and in Egypt in particular.read more..
On June 22, 2016, in Brussels, POWER2YOUTH participated in a Policy Workshop on Democracy, Youth, and Social Justice: Challenges for Europe and the Middle East.read more..
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.