This is a result of the Study Visit After the Arab Spring: youth work reality, held in Tunisia last year (26th June-1st July 2012) that provided the chance to work and reflect about youth work and policy after the Revolution.
That activity has been co-organized by Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of Republic of Tunisia, SALTO Euromed, the Tunisian Euromed Youth Unit and the RCBS (Regional Capacity Building and Support Unit for the EuroMed Youth Programme IV).
It is the first issue of a collection in four languages (English, French, Arabic, and Hebrew) called «Youth Work in...» composed of five publications dedicated to youth work in the Mediterranean countries (Tunisia, Israel, Jordan, Palestinian Territories and Egypt) hosting 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.
The youth work is moving and opening new interesting perspective for the coming 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 in particular provides:
• an overview about youth work in Tunisia;
• an educational and pedagogical background of youth work in Tunisia;
• challenges for youth workers after the revolution;
• some examples of youth projects.
The second issue will concern Palestinian Territories. It will be entitled “Youth work in Palestine and surrounding challenges” and based on a study visit held in Palestine from 19th to 26th June 2013.
The third will concern Jordan. It will be entitled “Youth work and youth unemployment in Jordan” and based on the Seminar held in Jordan from 13-18 May 2013.
The fourth will concern Egypt. It will be entitled “Democracy, citizenship and youth participation” and based on Training Course and conference that will be held in Egypt from August 31st to September 3rd, 2013.
The fifth will concern Israel. It will be entitled “Youth Work and Inclusion in Israel” and based on the study visit that will be held in Israel from September 29th to October 5th, 2013.
Only English and French versions will be available in hard copies. Arabic and Hebrew will be available on line on euromedyouth.net.
The French version of “Youth work in Tunisia after the revolution” will be soon given out and the Tunisian Euromed Youth Unit is in charge of the Arabic version.
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.