Approaching Youth Policy

Considerations for National Youth Policy Development

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POLICY DOCUMENT 1 of the Cross Reference: Policy Development Series. A set of crosscultural materials for youth development.

This document focuses on the development of national youth policies.



The International Context

The patterns of global development draw more and more nations into some form of direct or indirect relationship. For example, even those which choose to follow their own solitary path cannot avoid the environmental concerns which are now emerging. Other nations, less intent on a policy of separation, find their national economies and national structures increasingly influenced and determined by a wider set of relationships.


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