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SAHWA Policy paper on youth empowerment in Lebanon
Friday 25 November 2016, Tamirace Fakhoury
Lebanese American University (LAU)
Entitled “Youth politics in Lebanon. A call for citizen empowerment.” this Policy Paper was written by Tamirace Fakhoury, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the Lebanese American University (LAU)
This policy paper takes stock of key structural, domestic, and international factors that have impacted Lebanon’s policy framework towards the youth population. Divided in four main sections, this work tries to shed light on the particular situation of Lebanese youth, mainly, through a general overview of the youth profile, the challenges they have faced after the war and the role of the State.