There are some 300 million young people in the Middle East and North Africa. Tens of millions of them have no jobs, no opportunities, and no voice. This represents an enormous challenge – but also a...
For the second year consecutively, the Young Arab Voices programme takes part in the prestigeous Battle of Ideas Festival. YAV exclusively will have a public debate session on Saturday, 17th October 2015, at 16.00 until 17.15 at the Pit Theatre. This year, our group of YAV debaters will debate how youth can resist radicalisation.
The British Council and the Anna Lindh Foundation, two leading international institutions working for intercultural relations across the Mediterranean, have announced their strategic intent to scale-up the flag-ship debate programme “Young Arab Vocies“ (YAV). The announcement took place at an event in Tunisia entitled ´Intelaqa Jadida’ – A New Start' with the participation of YAV partners, media and national institutions.
Marking the start of the new phase of the leading youth debate programme in the MENA region, the Young Arab Voices (YAV), Anna Lindh Foundation and the British Council organise a one-day launch event titled IntelaqaJadida (A New Start) on September 21st, 2015 in Tunis.
Watch now the short film that documented the YAV Egypt Week 2015. The Young Arab Voices regional programme organised its YAV Egypt Week 2015 in Cairo, between 5 to 8 March 2015. The agenda included a rich and powerful programme of activities, ranging from trainings, mini debate tournaments and debate-styled theatre workshop. The YAV Egypt Week brought together 25 young men and women from across the country.
The "Young Arab Voices" is a regional project, jointly launched by the British Council and the Anna Lindh Foundation, aims at developing skills and opportunities for youth-led debate across the Arab region.