This toolkit is designed to provide those working in the humanitarian and development sectors with a collecon of key tools to support young people’s parcipaon and engagement. It draws on the theory of change, Posive Adolescent Development and the Social Jusce Development approach.
This toolkit intends to provide guidance for meaningfully engaging adolescents and youth by:
- Integrang systemac adolescent and youth engagement in the programming cycle for all sector responses. Examples include: young people involved in conducng assessments, research and analysis; developing programme methodologies and plans; carrying out peer-topeer awareness campaigns; implemenng programmes; monitoring results; evaluang outcomes and advocang for change. Guidance is provided to promote sector and programme specific monitoring in young people’s engagement.
- Strengthening adolescent- and youth-led civic, social and economic engagement to empower young people to influence decision-making at community and local levels. Guidance is provided to harmonize indicators and monitoring, especially as relates to outcome indicators over the longer term.
Who is this Toolkit for? When to use it?
All partners working with adolescents and youth in the Middle East and North Africa. It is recommended for use when guiding young people’s engagement in programming in general, as well as when designing specific programming to support adolescent- and youth-led economic, civic and social engagement.