Summary: H.R.6174 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.6174. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.