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PROMISE is a collaborative research project exploring young people’s role in shaping society, focussing specifically on young people ‘in conflict’ with authority.

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H2020 PROMISE Portuguese team briefs policy makers and publishes case studies

Porteguese photo exhibitionThe PROMISE Portuguese National Policy and Practice Network (NPPN) met again but this time to discuss the key findings of the two ethnographic case studies. The two Portuguese case studies have been completed and the reports are available now on the PROMISE web site. The NPPN meeting was also attended by some of the young participants of the ‘Risk’ case study.



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PROMISE is funded under the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, Grant Agreement no. 693221.


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