Engaging Young People in Governance

Youth smiling and holding each other by the arm
July 10, 2017

At Mercy Corps, we believe young people who live in transitioning and crisis-prone societies can be transformative catalysts for change within their families, communities and society. As we grapple with the world’s greatest challenges — from protracted conflict, famine and failed markets to a rapidly changing climate — the sustainability of our initiatives requires young people’s ideas, ownership and active engagement.

Check out this new report outlining our approach to increasing youth participation in community decision-making and governance processes.