Youth Transitions - A Global Interdisciplinary Policy Research Conference

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Youth Transitions - A Global Interdisciplinary Policy Research Conference

The Conference will bring together researchers from academia across disciplines and policy think tanks from global South and North to analyse the state of policy research, debate and agenda on youth transitions.

The Conference will focus on multiple dimensions of transitions: the youth employment crisis and future of work prospects; youth transitions in situations of conflict and peace-building; and youth participation in civic and political spheres.

The Conference aims at defining knowledge gaps and proposing methods and partnerships for strengthening the policy and research interface on youth transitions. The participation of multiple stakeholders , public and private users of policy research, international governmental and non-governmental organizations will bring a diversity of views to bear.

The event will also discuss the launch of the first Global Network of Policy Research on Youth Transitions. The Global Network will be open for inclusive partnership for policy-relevant research on youth transitions.

For additional information, see the Information Note and the Preliminary Programme (regularly updated).

The Conference will include several sessions and panel discussions open to the public, and will be held in Geneva on 20-21 February 2020 in Auditorium Ivan Pictet, Maison de la Paix.

Registration required (see above).

For proposals of contribution to the Conference debate, collaboration and partnership for the future Global Network of Policy Research on Youth Transitions , please contact Ms. Azita Berar (, Senior Research Fellow at the Graduate Institute's Centre for Finance and Development.

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Auditorium Ivan Pictet, Maison de la Paix


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