Deadline: 15 July 2016
The institute will strengthen the analytic capacities of young African researchers on issues affecting children and youth in Africa and elsewhere in the world. The institute is designed as an annual interdisciplinary forum in which participants can reflect together on a specific aspect of the conditions of children and youth, especially in Africa.
The 2016 child and youth institute focuses on how African children place themselves with respect to aspirations, rights, entitlements, and imaginations in Africa’s futures.
The theme of 2016 child and youth institute is “African futures and the futures of childhood in Africa”
- encourage the sharing of experiences among researchers, civil society activists and policy makers from different disciplines, methodological and conceptual orientations and geographical/linguistic areas
- promote and enhance a culture of democratic values that allows to effectively identify issues facing children and youth on the African continent
- foster the participation of scholars and researchers in discussions and debates on the processes of child and youth development in Africa
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