• Beirut2

    WP2 meeting in Beirut

    Beirut, 24-27th of February

    The participants of Work Package 2, 3 and 4 gathered in Beirut to discuss research in progress. The Power2Youth consortium discussed draft papers on "Policy-institutional factors of youth exclusion-inclusion" in Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Lebanon and Turkey.

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  • Youth Exclusion and Youth-Led Change in the South-East Mediterranean

    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".

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    Book review: Jeunesses arabes. Du Maroc au Yémen : loisirs, cultures et politiques

    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 » !

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    Book Review: Wired Citizenship, Youth Learning and Activism in the Middle East

    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.

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    ‘Building a common conceptual and methodological framework’,

    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).

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