PARTICIPACIÓN DE LOS JÓVENES EN LA PLANIFICACIÓN DEL DESARROLLO: CASO DE SAYAUSÍ (PARROQUIA RURAL) CUENCA - ECUADOR
Garcia Baculima, Jorge
Sastre Merino, Susana
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Young people now represent the highest percentage of the world population. Soon, they will be seniors and they will take decisions for a more orderly and equitable world. For this reason, the participation of young people in development planning is very important and many countries are trying to promote it through various measures. This article analyzes the trajectory of youth participation in the Latin American region and specifically the profile of youth participation in Ecuador, country in which the Constitution recognizes the strategic role of youth in development. The case study of Sayausí rural parish in canton Cuenca is analyzed, through surveys, interviews and an Empowerment Evaluation workshop to young people and decentralized government. The results obtained allow to propose strategies to help improve the participation of youth in the community.
- CIDIP 2015 (Granada)