SAHWA Conference on Arab-Mediterranean Youth
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May 16–18, 2016
Organized by: AUC Downtown
Venue: AUC Downtown
Address: 113 Kasr El Aini St., Downtown Cairo, Egypt
Admission: Public Event

SAHWA Conference on Arab-Mediterranean Youth: Understanding Arab-Mediterranean Youth

Oriental Hall, AUC Tahrir Square

Miriam William
AUC Forum


This international conference is the fifth meeting of the research project SAHWA (awakening), which is financed by the European Union and brings together 14 partners from Europe and the Arab world. The conference’s purpose is to present the project’s comparative findings based on interviews and survey data to decode how youth think and function. The analysis focuses on six major topics:

•    Youth opportunities 
•    Youth engagement
•    Gender differences and impact
•    Employment
•    Migration and mobility 

•Public Policies and International Cooperation 


May 16, 2016, 8:45 am - 6:00 pm

Focuses on data analysis and scientific findings 

May 18, 2016, 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

Concentrates on policymaking aspects

(May 17 is restricted to SAHWA partners)


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