H.R.6174 - Youth, Peace, and Security Act of 2020116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] (Introduced 03/10/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/10/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6174 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/10/2020)
Youth, Peace, and Security Act of 2020
This bill requires the Department of State to coordinate the development and implementation of a whole-of-government strategy to promote the inclusive and meaningful participation of youth in peace building and conflict prevention, management, and resolution, as well as post-conflict and recovery efforts.
The President must appoint a coordinator who, in addition to being responsible for leading the implementation of such strategy, is authorized to provide grants, emergency assistance, and technical assistance to eligible youth-led civil society organizations and youth peace-building implementers.
The bill also authorizes the President to provide development assistance to expand training, technical assistance, and grants managed and controlled by youth leaders.