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Agenda de igualdad para la Juventud 2012-2013 (Equality Agenda for Youth 2012-2013)

Ecuador Ministry of Economic and Social Inclusion Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Ecuador 2012 Policy document education, employment, health promotion

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El Ministerio de Inclusion Económica y Social presenta la “Agenda de Políticas de la Juventud 2012”, que tiene como socializar los diversos esfuerzos emprendidos por el Estado en materia de juventud para el año 2012. Esta Agenda contiene varios programas para las y los jóvenes, especialmente en las áreas de salud y educación. Cabe mencionar que el Ministerio de Inclusión Económica y Social reconoce a la juventud como una etapa distinta dentro del ciclo de vida. La construcción de políticas públicas responde a un proceso de diseño y planificación que define determinados objetivos, así como establece acciones y lineamientos que reclaman una multiplicidad de recursos, a la vez que requieren la interacción entre diversos actores: autoridades políticas y actores sociales. En efecto, la política pública constituye una herramienta que permite al Estado garantizar el cumplimiento de sus obligaciones, tales como el respeto, la protección y el ejercicio de los derechos humanos, la transversalización de enfoques tradicionalmente invisibilizados y la eliminación de las inequidades existentes.

The Ministry for Economic and Social Inclusion presents the "Policy Agenda for Youth 2012" , which aims to streamline the various efforts undertaken by the State youth policy for 2012. This Agenda contains several programmes for young people, especially in the areas of health and education. It should be mentioned that the Ministry of Economic and Social Inclusion recognizes youth as a distinct stage in the life cycle. The construction of public policy responds to a design and planning process that defines specific objectives and actions and guidelines set claiming a multitude of resources, whilst requiring the interaction between various actors: policy makers and social actors. It is a tool that allows the state to ensure compliance with its obligations, such as respect, protection and fulfillment of human rights, mainstreaming traditionally invisible approaches and removing existing inequalities.

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