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Youth: Government Resources: Library Guide: Sierra Leone

A guide to sources of government and international governmental organisations on youth issues.

Government and agencies

National Youth Commission. Established by the National Youth Commission Act 11 of 2009. 

Youth violence

World Bank. Social Development Department. Understanding youth violence: cases from Liberia and Sierra Leone. Washington D.C.: World Bank, June 2013.

Youth service


Chipika, Stephen. Review of the Sierra Leone National Youth Policy: first draft. Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, Integrated Projects Administration Unit/Youth Employment Support Project in Collaboration with the Ministry of Youth Employment and Sports and National Youth Commission and the World Bank, 20 November 2012. 

Ministry of Youth and Sports. Sierra Leone National Youth Policy (2003)


Manning, Ryann Elizabeth. Challenging Generations Youths and Elders in Rural and Peri-Urban Sierra Leone. Washington D.C.: Legal Vice Presidency, World Bank, 2009. (Justice & development working paper series ; Volume 1, issue 2 (2009).


Arai, Yukiko, Ata Cissé, Madjiguene Sock. Promoting job creation for young people in multinational enterprises and their supply chains: Sierra Leone. Geneva: International Labour Organization, 2010.

Peeters, Pia, Wendy Cunningham, Gayatri Acharya, Arvil Van Adams. Youth employment in Sierra Leone: sustainable livelihood opportunities in a post-conflict setting. Washington D.C.: World Bank, 2009.

Sierra Leone, World Bank, German Technical Cooperation, United Nations. Joint response to youth employment in Sierra Leone. (2010?)