Centre for Finance and Development

Youth Transitions – A Global Interdisciplinary Policy Research Conference

Launch of the first Global Network of Policy Research on Youth Transitions
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Auditorium Ivan Pictet, Maison de la paix, Geneva

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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 (PDF, 449 KB), the Conference Programme (PDF, 607 KB; regularly updated) and the Overview of Abstracts and Speakers' Biographies (PDF 489 KB).

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 partnership and collaboration, please contact Ms. Azita Berar Awad at the Graduate institute's Centre for Finance and Development.


Strategic Partners:

Centre for Finance and Development, Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth, International Labour Organization

With the generous support of:

Ministerio de Trabajo y Economía Social, Spain

Outreach Partners:

Global Labor Organization, NORRAG, Durham University, Partnership for Economic Policy PEP, Institute for Development Studies IDS, Include Platform