The facts: 70% of the Middle East consist of young people 30 years or younger.
There needs to be a serious focus on educating and equiping them to live and lead, and not just survive. They need to learn to dream big dreams, to aspire, and to engage in critical thinking. Respectfully done, to question everything.
We need to nurture a generation of dreamers, entrepreneurs (there are simply not enough jobs to go around, and less even still post crisis) and self-employment projects.
The youth need positive role models, and the region, visionary, love-based leadership.
Operation HOPE and the virtues, values and actions of the global silver rights movement, can be a model.