National action plans for youth, peace and security are essential for African Union (AU) member states to achieve their goal of Silencing the Guns. Their development requires a synergy with key normative frameworks from the AU, particularly, the Continental Framework on Youth, Peace and Security. They are also a tool to bolster maximum youth inclusion and participation in peace processes. This policy brief highlights the prerequisites for the successful drafting of national action plans that are in line with the needs of Africa’s youth demographic.
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