Attention! New deadline to submit posters -November 2 2017. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Evidence Symposium on Adolescents and Youth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) welcomes you to submit a poster showcasing:
a. Recent research on Adolescents and Young People conducted by your organisation/entity.
b. Good / Promising practices (based on evidence) to address the needs and fulfil the rights of Adolescents and Young People.
The poster must be focused on one the following areas: “Youth and Employment”, “Youth engagement and participation” or “Violence against adolescents and youth”, and implemented in the MENA region.
Who can participate?
Public entities, research institutions, universities, practitioners and civil society organisations are invited to submit a poster.
Note: Adolescents and young people are encouraged to participate in the Poster/video competition “Youth Researchers in Action”.
For more details, access: Natalie Esmail – email@example.com
How are we using the posters?
Posters will be displayed at the “Translating Research Into Scaled Up Action: Evidence Symposium on Adolescents and Youth in MENA” (November 21-22, Amman, Jordan)*.
|Translating Research Into Scaled Up Action: Evidence Symposium on Adolescents and Youth in MENA
The Symposium will bring together policymakers, practitioners, researchers, young people and donors, to discuss key takeaways based on research on issues of relevance for adolescents and youth in the MENA region, build a process of learning based on good/promising practice documentation, enhance cooperation, exchange and partnerships, and identify regional evidence gaps. Ultimately, the Symposium will inform thinking, policy and practices around key issues and trends related to adolescents and youth in MENA.
*By submitting a poster, entrants consent to the use of their posters/videos in a consecutive event organized by No Lost Generation “Positive Pathways: A No Lost Generation Summit on psychosocial support programming for conflict-affected children and youth” (November 22 and 23, Amman, Jordan); and to the display of their posters in the Evidence Symposium website.
- Each entrant should submit the form below along with a Powerpoint of their poster (using the templates provided in Annex 1 or 2).
- Multiple posters/videos are allowed per entrant.
- Posters can be landscape or portrait orientation.
- Poster size: 84×51 cm
- Each entrant will be responsible for arranging the printing of all posters.
- Posters will be displayed on the designated conference poster board during the Evidence Symposium.
- Posters can be submitted in English or Arabic.
Guidelines to submit research posters
Follow the template provided in Annex 1. Include the following information:
- background (what motivated the research),
- key findings (gender-specific findings, specific findings for marginalised/vulnerable youth (if any),
- recommendations and current use (e.g. if the evidence has been used to inform a programme or project, public policies, others).
Guidelines to submit posters on good practices
Follow the template provided in Annex 2. Include the following information:
- description of the context where the practice is implemented,
- what is the good / promising practice,
- how this practice has been evaluated and when,
- main outcomes for adolescents and young people (show disaggregated information by sex, and, if available, specific outcomes for vulnerable/marginalised adolescents and youth), and
- key considerations when transferring to/adapting this practice in other contexts.
Deadline to submit your poster via email: 28th of October 2017