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All posts tagged "youth"

  • UN-Habitat supporting youth entrepreneurship in Kuwait
    UN-Habitat supporting youth entrepreneurship in Kuwait

    Kuwait City, 27 May 2016- Ms Ameera Al- Hassan, UN-Habitat’s assistant head of Kuwait office, presented an empowering presentation on youth entrepreneurship during a Gender Mainstream workshop for women in Kuwaiti society at a ceremony on Sunday...

    • Posted May 27, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat hosts youth discussions to mark the first anniversary of Nepal earthquake
    UN-Habitat hosts youth discussions to mark the first anniversary of Nepal earthquake

    Kathmandu 3 May 2016 – In the week of 24 April 2016, Nepal marked an important moment. It was the first anniversary of the great earthquake. To turn the page with forward-looking consultations, UN-Habitat hosted two urban...

    • Posted May 3, 2016
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  • Youth organisations benefit from training in Nepal
    Youth organisations benefit from training in Nepal

    Kathmandu 24 March 2016– The UN-Habitat Urban Youth Fund in collaboration with HANDS International, a national non-profit organization in Nepal last week conducted a Youth Fund Management training and workshop for youth-led organizations in Kathmandu. The training...

    • Posted March 24, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat partner with Africa’s youth on New Urban Agenda
    UN-Habitat partner with Africa’s youth on New Urban Agenda

    Nairobi 21 March 2016– Starting in Nairobi, Kenya and ending in Abuja, Nigeria, UN-Habitat and its partners the Major Group for Children and Youth sprinted across Africa to raise awareness and recognize the value of youth in...

    • Posted March 21, 2016
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    Cross-Cutting Issue Progress Report 2015

    The Cross-Cutting issues focused within UN-Habitat are human rights, gender, the youth and climate change. As part of the UN family, UN-Habitat is mandated to respect, promote, and protect human rights in all of its activities. In...

    • Posted March 10, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat hosts youth discussion on urban youth and equity in Asia-Pacific
    UN-Habitat hosts youth discussion on urban youth and equity in Asia-Pacific

    Medan, Indonesia, 23 February 2016 – Around 70 young people gathered in Medan, Indonesia on Saturday for a focus group discussion and survey research on urban youth and equity in Asia-Pacific. The lively event kicked off with...

    • Posted February 23, 2016
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  • Youth Event Launches the First Phase of the One Stop Youth Centre in Mogadishu
    Youth Event Launches the First Phase of the One Stop Youth Centre in Mogadishu

    Mogadishu, 10 February 2016 – With seven out of ten people under the age of 35, Somalia is one of the youngest countries in the world. Youth represents both the future of the nation and one of...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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    Urban Youth Take Action to Implement the 2030 Agenda

    New York, 04, February 2016 – Hundreds of young people gathered at United Nations Headquarters in New York City for the 5th Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum on February 1-2. The goal of this year’s...

    • Posted February 4, 2016
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  • UN-HABITAT One stop Center in Rwanda
    UN-Habitat’s One-Stop Youth Centre in Rwanda inspires Somali delegation

    Rwanda, 12 January 2016 – UN-Habitat supported a Somali delegation on a learning tour to the Kimisagara One-Stop Youth Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, as part of its work with the Federal Government of Somalia and the UN...

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • Youth and Crime in Nairobi
    Youth and Crime in Nairobi

    As part of a crime survey conducted in Nairobi from April to July 2001, which indicated that youth delinquency is considered as a problem by the residents of Nairobi, a youth offender profile was carried out. The...

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • Using Minecraft for Youth Participation in Urban Design and Governance
    Using Minecraft for Youth Participation in Urban Design and Governance

    The purpose of this paper is to outline UN-Habitat’s approach to using information and communication technology (ICT) as an enabler to encourage youth participation in urban design and governance.

    • Posted January 7, 2016
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  • Premier Asia-Pacific Urban Youth Assembly (APUFY) launched in Jakarta_5
    Premier Asia-Pacific Urban Youth Assembly (APUFY) launched in Jakarta

    Jakarta, 26 October 2015 —Some 300 young leaders selected from across the region gathered in Jakarta last week to launch the first ever Asia-Pacific Urban Youth Assembly, better known as APUFY. The leaders of tomorrow gathered to...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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    Urban Thinkers Campus

    Nairobi, 26 October 2015—The first Urban Thinkers Campus in Kenya was held on the 15th and 16th of this month at UN-Habitat Headquarters in Nairobi, under the umbrella of the World Urban Campaign, a global platform and convening of ‘urban...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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    UN-Habitat hosts side event promoting youth peace building

    New York, 15 October 2015— The Promoting Youth Peacebuilding in Conflict & Post Conflict Cities side event explored challenges faced by youth in conflict and post-conflict situations and showcased evidence based practice in youth engagement in conflict...

    • Posted October 15, 2015
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    UN-Habitat champions children and youth participation in New Urban Agenda

    New York 15 October 2015—A side event by UN-Habitat at the United Nations General Assembly highlighted the key role of young people in sustainable urbanization, providing documented evidence of their leadership at the local, national and international...

    • Posted October 15, 2015
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  • Participants at the Youth 21 forum in Nairobi, Kenya
    Young people of the world elect a new UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board

    Nairobi 1 October 2015—A total of  93,000 votes were cast to elect the sixteen new members of the UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board. Twelve youth, 6 men and 6 women, representing six regions of the world, will take up...

    • Posted October 1, 2015
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  • Amman Youth Declaration Calls For Action From Local Governments On Peacebuilding _1
    Amman Youth Declaration Calls For Action From Local Governments On Peacebuilding

    Amman, 26 August 2015 – The Amman Youth Declaration on youth and peacebuilding has been adopted by the more than 400 youth delegates attending the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security recently held in Jordan. The declaration...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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    Palestinian youth encouraged on volunteerism and civic engagement

    Hebron City, Palestine, 24 August 2015–UN-Habitat and Hebron Municipality with funding from the Saudi Committee for the Palestinian People Relief last week organized an open day for youth and children in Hebron city to strengthen the spirit...

    • Posted August 24, 2015
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    Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards reaches Inno Way

    Beijing 21 August 2015— UN-Habitat Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards has walked  into Inno Way in Zhongguancun, China’s silicon valley, to promote the Chinese version of the submission entry of the Awards and conduct a two-day exchange...

    • Posted August 21, 2015
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  • Voting opens for the 2015-2017 UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board
    Voting opens for the 2015-2017 UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board

    Nairobi, 31 July 2015– UN-Habitat is now inviting young people between the ages of 16 to 32 from around the world to vote for their representatives for the 2015-2017 UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board.The Youth Advisory Board is...

    • Posted July 31, 2015
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