Youth Participation in Governance and Effects of Corruption: Policy Gaps AnalysisIEA-Kenya
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Post Date: 15 January 2021
This brief assesses and analyses policy gaps on youth participation in governance processes as well as how corruption affects participation. In particular, the brief analyses youth participation, political leadership, political parties, as well as participatory budgeting. The quest for youth participation in governance, politics, and other developmental processes is an increasing global concern. To this end, the UN General Assembly adopted the World Programme of Action for Youth to the year 2000 and beyond to advance the youth agenda in matters of governance. For the last decade, KNBS data shows that the youth between 18-34 years constitutes on average about 30% of Kenya’s population.