International Conference – Youth in Arab Mediterranean Countries: realities, agencies and perceptions

CIDOB and SAHWA Project organise the SAHWA Final Public Event in Barcelona on March 23rd to present the results of this 3-year project. This meeting will gather all 15 SAHWA Partners -from EU and MENA countries- to explore youth prospects and expectations.

PERFORMED ACTIVITY
23 March 2017 - 09:00h
LOCATION: CIDOB, sala Jordi Maragall, c/Elisabets 12, 08001 Barcelona
ORGANIZED BY: CIDOB

Objective

During the event, stakeholders will present the main findings and results of the #SAHWAYouthSurvey, which interviewed 10,000 young people and developed Ethnographic Fieldwork in Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia. There will be four panels devoted to the main research topics of the project, such as Education and Labour Market; Political and Civic engagement; Culture, Values and Gender and Mobility and Migration.  

SAHWA Project will also present the main results of its research on a meeting at the European Parliament (Brussels), on March 21st, together with POWER2YOUTH, another project funded by the European Commission (FP7-SSH) focusing on youth and different aspects of transition in selected MENA countries. 

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Participants

SPEAKERS

Gemma Aubarell

Gemma Aubarell

SAHWA Scientific Advisory Board, Spain

Kamel Boucherf

Kamel Boucherf

Centre de Recherche en Economie Appliquée, Algeria

Moussa Bourekba

Moussa Bourekba

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs, Spain

Mostafa ElSayyad

Mostafa ElSayyad

American University in Cairo FORUM, Egypt

Ali Fakih

Ali Fakih

Lebanese American University, Lebanon

Carles Feixa

Carles Feixa

University of Lleida, Spain

Asuman Göksel

Asuman Göksel

Middle East Technical University, Turkey

Nacereddine Hammouda

Nacereddine Hammouda

Centre de Recherche en Economie Appliquée, Algeria

Carmen Leccardi

Carmen Leccardi

University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

Caroline Minialai

Caroline Minialai

Haut Ecole de Management - CESEM, Morocco

Fadhila Najah

Fadhila Najah

Center of Arab Women for Training and Research, Tunisia

Sihem Najjar

Center of Arab Women for Training and Research, Tunisia

Salvatore Nigro

Salvatore Nigro

Education for Employment Europe, Spain

Henri Onodera

Henri Onodera

Finnish Youth Research Network, Finland

Lilia Othman

Center of Arab Women for Training and Research, Tunisia

Boris Popivanov

Boris Popivanov

University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Rania Roushdy

Rania Roushdy

Population Council, Egypt

Raül Romeva

Raül Romeva

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Catalan Government

José Sánchez García

José Sánchez García

University of Lleida, Spain

Elena Sánchez-Montijano

Elena Sánchez-Montijano

SAHWA Scientific Coordinator, CIDOB

Antoni Segura

Antoni Segura

President, CIDOB

Jochen Tholen

Jochen Tholen

University of Bremen, Germany

Lurdes Vidal

Lurdes Vidal

European Institute of the Mediterranean, Spain

Eckart Woertz

Eckart Woertz

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs, Spain

International Conference – Youth in Arab Mediterranean Countries: realities, agencies and perceptions PERFORMED ACTIVITY

09:00h Opening Statement

 

Raul Romeva, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Catalan Government

Antoni Segura,  President, CIDOB

SAHWA Project Introduction

Elena Sánchez-Montijano, SAHWA Scientific Coordinator, CIDOB

09:30h Youth Opportunities: Education and Labour Market

Moderator: Rania Roushdy, Population Council, Egypt

Jochen Tholen, University of Bremen, Germany
Asuman Göksel, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Salvatore Nigro, Education for Employment Europe, Spain
Nacereddine Hammouda, Centre de Recherche en Economie Appliquée, Algeria

Discussion

11:00h Coffee break

11:30h Youth Political and Civic Engagement

Moderator: Moussa Bourekba, Barcelona Centre for International Affairs, Spain

Henri Onodera, Finnish Youth Research Network, Finland
Mostafa ElSayyad, American University in Cairo FORUM, Egypt
Lilia Othman, Center of Arab Women for Training and Research, Tunisia
Boris Popivanov, University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Discussion

13:00h Lunch

Lunch

14:30h Youth Cultures, Values and Gender

Moderator: Gemma Aubarell, SAHWA Scientific Advisory Board, Spain

Carles Feixa, University of Lleida, Spain
Sihem Najjar, Center of Arab Women for Training and Research, Tunisia
Carmen Leccardi, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Caroline Minialai, Haut Ecole de Management - CESEM, Morocco

Discussion

16:00h Coffee break

16:30h Youth Mobility and Migration

Moderator: Lurdes Vidal, European Institute of the Mediterranean, Spain

Elena Sánchez-Montijano, Barcelona Centre for International Affairs, Spain
Ali Fakih, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
Fadhila Najah, Center of Arab Women for Training and Research, Tunisia
Kamel Boucherf, Centre de Recherche en Economie Appliquée, Algeria

Discussion

18:00h Final Remarks

Elena Sánchez-Montijano, Barcelona Centre for International Affairs, Spain
Eckart Woertz, Barcelona Centre for International Affairs, Spain