February, 27, 2015. Public Event -American University of Beirut (AUB)
On the occasion of the Power2Youth meeting in Beirut, the project held a public presentation at the American University of Beirut (AUB) followed by a round table discussion around the theme of "Youth exclusion and Youth-led Change in the South-East Mediterranean".read more..
Laurent Bonnefoy, Myriam Catusse (dir.)
Ce livre propose un regard inédit sur les nouvelles générations du monde arabe. Un regard calme, vivant et parfois déroutant qui s'écarte des clichés. Non, les jeunes Arabes ne peuvent se réduire aux figures du terroriste potentiel, de l'éternel migrant ou de l'icône exotique de la «révolution » !read more..
The world realized the role and strength of social media in the Arab wold in the wake of the 2011 Arab uprisings, a dynamic that pushed some in the West to term the succession of events that swept across the region as the “Twitter and Facebook revolution”. From this standpoint, new technologies and social media platforms emerged as important tools helping citizens to gather, direct and organize the protests with the objective of bringing democracy and freedom to this part of the world. Far from questioning the undeniable role played by social media, Linda Herrera’s edited study seeks to go beyond the events of the uprisings, by examining how the digital revolution is altering the concepts of democracy and citizenship held by new generations in the MENA region.read more..
WP1 workshop, Rome, 3-4 July 2014
The 3-4 of July POWER2YOUTH partners met in Rome at the IAI to discuss the draft concept papers guiding research in WP2 (MACRO), 3 (MESO) and 4 (MICRO).read more..
The 10th of April POWER2YOUTH partners and advisory board members met for the first time in Rome at the IAI. At the meeting the partners discussed the main methodological and conceptual issues related to the project work packages, as well as dissemination activities and general management.read more..