Syrian Young Leaders Programme

Since 2015, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Syria launched the Syrian Young Leaders Programme (SYLP). Through this programme, the FES aims to train young Syrian women and men to enhance their skills and engagement in political and leadership through a series of workshop on freedom of opinion as well as the role of the media with political economy and communication. Participants can discuss issues related to their country and set challenges to be able to influence their community.


Youth Participation

Youth Participation

Throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), young people make up a large part of the population, and yet they are often not involved in political decision-making processes. Young people who felt politically and economically marginalised and not taken seriously by those in power, played a significant role during the uprisings of 2010/11. More