Meaningful youth engagement is based on the premise that young people have a right and a desire to be heard in matters that affect them. Engaging youth in the design, implementation and evaluation of programs, policies, and systems that impact their lives supports young people’s development; strengthens programs, services, and organizations; and benefits society.
- Strengthen the number and effective coordination of stakeholders committed to youth engagement
- Increase the number and accessibility of youth engagement innovations that effectively work with youth.
Through Core Partners, Innovations Summits and a Learning Agenda, the Youth Engagement Network will identify and develop promising innovations that support meaningful youth engagement and SRH outcomes in programming in order to achieve the goals.
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