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Youth Participation and Governance

Youth Participation and Governance


Course objective By the end of this course participants have acquired in-depth knowledge of the concepts of youth participation, democracy, and governance. Participants will furthermore gain knowledge of human rights, particularly the rights of ordinary people to participate in decision making processes and to demand accountability in communities and countries at large. The course moreover provides skills to critically assess leadership and tools to influence decision makers in matters of concern.

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Course content

Prisca Urio email : mobile : +255 712 536 913

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Understanding the basic concepts of youth, participation, governance, and accountability. Introduction to the connection between human rights and governance. Governance and social change. Understanding democracy in relation to human rights. Introduction to Human Rights-Based Approaches. The interplay between youth participation and social change. Knowledge and skills to lead youth groups. Facilitation techniques. Strategies for collective community action. Analysing power relations in governance.

Course trainers George Lazaro email : mobile : +255 712 353 542

Duration 4 weeks Schedule This course is offered 3 times in 2013 4th –29th March 8th July – 2nd August 2nd – 27th September

Target group Youth activists and leaders attached to social movements and civil society organisations.


Global Platform Tanzania | Courses 2013

Tuition fee 800 USD (fee and full accommodation) or 450 USD (including fee and lunch)

Global Platform Tanzania | Courses 2013


Courses 2013  
Courses 2013  

Global Platform Tanzania's Course Catalogue 2013