The overall objective of this program is to improve the exogenous economic conditions for young people. The specific objectives are: 1.To increase domestic awareness of economic conditions inimical to youth employment and entrepreneurship gains. 2.To increase international awareness of the economic impacts of occupation. 3.To advocate where possible for legislative changes to increase employment opportunities and private-sector growth for the benefit of Palestinian youth. 4.To advocate for increased employment for young women specifically, and support for women-lead enterprises and female business leaders.