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..
By Maria Cristina Paciello, Renata Pepicelli and Daniela Pioppi
The paper is devoted to analysing public action toward youth in Morocco since the 90s in the context of implementation of neo-liberal reform. After providing an historical overview of youth policy in the country, it analyses relevant youth policies in four interrelated domains of public action: employment, family, migration and spatial planning policies.read more..
By Nadine Sika (American University of Cairo)
To understand the extent to which youth are excluded in the Egyptian public and political spheres, this paper poses various questions: What are the strategies enacted by the Egyptian state towards youth today? Which state institutions are concerned with youth? Are these institutions developing clearcut policies for the empowerment of youth? To answer these questions, the paper will provide an overview about the regime’s policies towards youth from Mubarak to al-Sisi. It shall give a critical analysis of how these regimes have dealt with youth socio-economic and political issues from the 2000s decade onward. Once the manifest state youth policies are pointed out, an analysis of the causes of youth exclusion will follow.read more..
For Ruba Salih, the Ninja Women cases illustrates well the new pressure put on Women in the South Mediterranean.read more..