Youth and Violent Conflict: Society and Development in Crisis?

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This review explores the intersection between youth and violent conflict, with a view to enhancing policy and offering programming guidance. First, it identifies key issues, questions and dilemmas related to youth and violent conflict, including focus on gender dimensions. Second, the review explores how the issue of youth and violent conflict is currently addressed in key policy frameworks; that is the conflict prevention agenda, the youth agenda and the development agenda. Third, the review provides an overview of current programmes put in place by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and other key international actors.

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