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Youth Participation Manual

  • Author: UN, ESCAP
  • Publication date: January 2001
  • Page count: 84
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 00.II.F.43

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Youth are at the forefront of global, social, economic and political developments. It is therefore critical that youth concerns and issues are understood and addressed. The best route to understanding youth is to give them a voice through facilitation of their active participation. This Manual provides guidelines to assist in promoting effective youth participation. It introduces the principle of youth participation and discusses the value of youth participation indicators; explains the rationale for enabling youth participation and the need to assist young people in fulfilling their responsibilities in society; provides indicators to help measure levels of youth participation; and offers recommendations for policy makers and programme managers at the local and national levels.