This is a result of a study visit, entitled Youth work in Morocco and youth participation projects at local level in Morocco held last year (15th - 20th September 2014) that gave the chance to contribute, during five days, to the overall reflection about youth work in Morocco with a detailed focus on field projects. The specific aim of this study is to supply some new keys for reading the ongoing situation of youth work in Morocco, the challenges, strategies and good practices.
That activity has been organized with the coordination of RCBS (Regional Capacity Building and Support Unit for the EuroMed Youth Programme IV) and SALTO-YOUTH EuroMed with the joint effort of the Moroccan Thaqafaat association.
It is the fifth issue of a collection in several languages called «Youth Work in...» composed of publications dedicated to youth work in the European Neighbourhood South countries (Tunisia, Israel, Jordan, Palestine) that hosted actions in 2013.
This collection aims to support the cooperation within EuroMed area providing a depth reflection about the nowadays issues and challenges in youth work in the Euro Mediterranean context.
Youth work is changing and opening new interesting perspectives for the future. The field of youth work within Meda countries is living strong changes and the role of young people is more and more relevant in the society.
This publication provides:
- an overview about Youth Work in Morocco;
- an educational and pedagogical background of youth work in Morocco;
- the statistics situation about youth in Morocco and the youth participation projects at local level;
- some challenges of youth workers for developing projects facing of youth participation projects at local level;
- some examples of youth projects and best practises.
After the first issue “Youth work in Tunisia after the revolution” published in English and French in the summer 2013 and the second “Youth Work and Inclusion in Israel”, third “Youth work in Palestine and surrounding challenges” and fourth “Youth work and youth unemployment in Jordan” available from last year in English and French as well; the sixth production will concern Lebanon. It will be entitled “Youth Work in Lebanon and Cultural Identities: “Diversity of Communities: Richness or?” and based on a study visit that will be held in Lebanon from 22-27 June 2015.
The French version of “Youth work in Morocco and youth participation projects at local level” will be soon given out.
This publication has been edited and financed by the Regional capacity building support unit (RCBS) for Euromed Youth Programme IV in close cooperation with SALTO-YOUTH Euromed Resource Centre.