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reportThe East and Southern Africa regional consultation, held in Johannesburg, South Africa from 1 to 3 August 2017, was the fifth in a series of national and regional consultations for the Progress Study mandated by UNSCR 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security.

The consultation was organized by UN Volunteers, UNFPA, UNDP and the UN Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO). A total of eighteen participants took part in the 3-day consultation, and were selected through an open call for applications that was posted online and disseminated to and through youth networks.