Virtual Meeting of the Global Network on Youth Transitions: COVID-19 and Youth Transitions
This will be the first meeting of the Global Interdisciplinary Policy Research Network on Youth Transitions, since its launch on 21 February 2020. The Global Network was co-created by the academic members from the Global North and the Global South and policy partners with a shared interest in advancing the understanding on youth transitions and youth policies, and as the outcome of Global Conference on Policy Research on Youth Transitions at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva.
The objective of the virtual meeting in November is to have a structured exchange and brainstorming amongst the Global Network members on the Impact of COVID-19 on youth transitions and its implications for the focus of the Global Network going forward.
The meeting will be structured around the three main clusters as the Global network’s main priorities:
- School to work Transitionshighlighting in particular the impact on Education and on Livelihoods and Jobs;
- Youth in fragile situations of Violence, Conflict and Transition to Peace;
- Youth and political participation, with a particular emphasis on COVID-19 and human rights.