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UNFPA ASRO in partnership with the American University of Beirut (AUB) conducted an overview of youth sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights (SRHRR) in the Arab Region.  This overview aims at providing policymakers, civil societies and development practitioners in the  Arab countries with a knowledge tool to advance the implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) as well as to ensure that issues pertaining to youth’s needs are equitably addressed in this process. 

This overview targeted 15 countries: Algeria, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, the Sultanate of Oman, Palestine, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia and Yemen. it aims to provide a baseline for UNFPA ASRO and the 15 targeted country offices (COs) to support governmental and non-governmental actors at the national, regional and international levels to ensure the realization of the UNFPA mandate in the area of youth and SRHRR in the Arab region.