Workshop on Youth Partipation in the bMENA region

Beirut, Lebanon, 18-20 October 2010

No Peace Without Justice contributed to the Regional Workshop on Youth Participation in the bMENA region, convened in Beirut, Lebanon, on 18-20 October 2010, in the framework of the Forum for the Future 2010. The Beirut workshop was organized by the Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND), in coordination with the co-chairs of this year’s Forum – the governments of Canada and Qatar – and the Canadian civil society counterpart organization, the International Development Research Center (IDRC).
The conference brought together scholars, young professionals and civil society representatives to share experiences, participate in lectures given by leading academics and practitioners, and formulating positions on key issues for the enhancement of youth political participation and economic integration and the advancement of democratic and social reforms in the countries of the region. The meeting was the third of a series of workshops organised in preparation for the 2010 Forum for the Future, under the Canadian and Qatari co-chairmanship. 
The recommendations formulated during the Workshop have been presented to the 7th Ministerial Meeting of the Forum for the Future to be held in Doha, Qatar, in January 2011, to provide a set of constructive proposals and recommendations that could fruitfully feed the discussion between governments and civil society.
Program of the workshop
For further information, please contact: Gianluca Eramo, email:, phone: +32 (0)2 548-3925.