Involving youth in alcohol policies: imagining and planning for a better world

Sanja Šišović, Programme Director at CAZAS, a national public health nongovernmental organization in Montenegro, says she feels inspired by the creation of an international movement of young health activists across the world, cooperating closely with WHO. However, like other young advocates, she is also demanding the presence of young people around the policy-making table. 

“If we want effective policies, we need to include young people in shaping, implementing, and monitoring them, because young people are the fastest evolving community in the world. I am a young person and when I scroll through social media, I need to see content that is trendy now, that is changing fast, while the process of policy change is slow.”

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