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Congress of Young Europeans in Prague

Applications are open for the 6th Congress of Young Europeans, which this time is going to take place in Prague, Czech Republic between 30 August and 2 September 2018.

The Solar System of G20: Engagement Groups

Seven “Engagement Groups” circle around the G20 and attempt to influence its decisions. However, their relative power to influence outcomes differs greatly.

By Nancy Alexander, Dr. Heike Löschmann

Youth Political Activism in Afghanistan

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Although the country is unlikely to face any revolution in the immediate future, with 68% of its total population under the age of 25, Afghanistan is currently witnessing a serious growth in its youth population, and it has resulted in socio-cultural and political consequences that have been previously unheard of in Afghan political culture and conventions.

“I do not see politics beyond ethics.”

The tribal mindset still rules the society but the youths have proved their abilities at both national and international levels decreasing the level influence of patriarchy. 

The tribal way of thinking must be eliminated

Keeping in view a particular structure—is actually not erasing the previous generation of politicians. But the objective is to pay more attention to young people, and the experiences of successful politicians must be used in that regard.

Firm steps to a better future

Young people are an energetic portion of a society. They can get involved in political activism. They can also contribute to the fight against corruption, insecurity, and factors such as nepotism to establish a better government.

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