Engaging Youth, Empowering Citizens

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15 Aug 2013

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The International foundation for Electoral Systems' (IFES) work around the world seeks to increase participation and representation of all groups, including youth, in the political process.

As young persons reach the age of enfranchisement and transition from passive to active citizens, it is crucial to provide them the tools and knowledge to that will help them build their country's democracy. In this video, youths in Georgia, Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan share their thoughts on why youth involvement matters.