The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies organized ithe sixth conference on democratic transition under the title "Arab Youth, the Generational Shift and Democratic Transition".

The conference was attended by researchers from accross the Arab region, coming from various disciplines. The conference agenda included 12 sessions over three days. The themes of the conference included conceptual approaches on generation, youth and mobility in the public sphere, the generational perception of democratic transformation in several Arab cases, state policies towards youth between exclusion and empowerment, university students and issues of democratic transformation, the demography of Arab revolutions, youth and the challenges of transition.