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Tue, Jul 14, 2020

The National: Middle East faces ‘scary’ rise in COVID-19 deaths, expert says

In the News

Civil Society Coronavirus
refugee resilience

Mon, Jul 13, 2020

Turkey’s Refugee Resilience: Expanding and Improving Solutions for the Economic Inclusion of Syrians in Turkey

Since 2014, Turkey has not only hosted the world’s largest refugee population but has also modeled a best practice for the global refugee policy discussion. Turkey’s experience on the key issues such as jobs and employment should be examined as lessons for both refugee hosting countries and donor countries alike.

Report by Bastien Revel

Conflict Crisis Management
Demographic Dividends - Img

Thu, Jul 9, 2020

Past, present, and prospective: The demographic dividend opportunity in Arab youth

Over half of the population of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is under the age of 25. While often referred to as the “youth bulge” and seen as a challenge that needs to be dealt with, young people in the region have the potential to yield a “demographic dividend” that can present […]

Issue Brief by Nicole Goldin, PhD

Education Middle East

Thu, Apr 23, 2020

COVID-19 is transforming education for all: Fast tracking the shift to distant learning

The spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has presented the world with a series of challenges that can deepen inequalities across societies, but also (or maybe especially) in the world of education, which is now forced to move into the online realm. COVID-19, however, also gives us the opportunity to increase the quality and access to education for the world’s most vulnerable young people. The impact of new, digital innovations on the education of thousands of young refugees is huge and demands our urgent attention.

New Atlanticist by Robert Feller

Coronavirus Syria

Mon, Apr 6, 2020

The fifth wave

“I didn’t betray my country. But I have more options here.” Russian artist Maria Muzalevskaya speaks to those who have left Putin's Russia.

Photo Essay by Maria Muzalevskaya

Human Rights Migration

Fri, Mar 13, 2020

If history repeats: Coronavirus’ economic danger to youth

The serious health impacts of COVID-19 seem to be felt by older people above age sixty. However, as the novel coronavirus—now officially a pandemic according to the World Health Organization—spreads through societies and markets, youth, who account for roughly a quarter of the world’s population, are disproportionately at economic risk.

New Atlanticist by Nicole Goldin, PhD

Coronavirus Future of Work

Wed, Feb 26, 2020

African Youth Survey launched

On Wednesday, February 26, the Africa Center hosted the Washington launch of the Ichikowitz Family Foundation’s inaugural African Youth Survey: the most comprehensive overview of youth perspectives in Africa to date.

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa Economy & Business

Thu, Jan 16, 2020

Startup culture in a frontline city

1991 Mariupol is a new startup hub located a stone's throw away from the frontlines of Ukraine's undeclared war with Russia. Can tech innovation create opportunities for young Ukrainians facing an uncertain future due to Kremlin aggression?

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Education Technology & Innovation

Sun, Dec 15, 2019

Slavin quoted in Albawaba News on Iran protests and U.S. sanctions influencing Iranian youth

In the News by Atlantic Council

Corruption Defense Policy

Wed, Oct 9, 2019

Ukraine’s most vulnerable children deserve a passport, too

In the non-government controlled territories of Ukraine, 57 percent of children were born without proper birth registration by the Ukrainian authorities and may be unable to qualify for a Ukrainian passport at age 14.

UkraineAlert by Anna Babko

Civil Society Conflict