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The Center is established with a basic purpose: to become a fundamental expert model in young phenomenon analysis and basic representative to orient policy and acting in this topic. 

How?  The Center is designed to be a space for meeting and active professionals and experts’ exchange, and a model in investigation and participation in youth and adolescents´ matters.  Focused on an applied investigation and knowledge transfer, its activity is centered on a creating of a useful tool for investigators, experts, professionals and mass media, also of intervention ideas´ space for the youth and adolescents’ public and private policy and programs design and implementation.

It is about putting a global focus on a study and intervention on these topics and coordinating workers and program advisers, investigation groups´ experience and contribution. It is also about connecting its work with national and international experts in order to become a qualified representative of social tendencies and problems´ detection and in intervention measures´ proposals. 

Among the Center´s specific aims are:

  • To compile and to analyze all the information and opinion about the elements (positive and negative) that takes part in youth and adolescent development and in its social participation.
  • To complete and to define the most known aspects of this young development context.
  • To integrate all the mentioned elements in a global analysis. 
  • To inform the society (common population, media, politics, academy …) of the analyzed. 
  • To train professionals and mediators that work with young people. 
  • To suggest ideas of development or avoidance of risks, in a global purpose search.