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Strategy paper on Urban Youth in Africa

Strategy paper on Urban Youth in Africa

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This strategy paper has been developed in the context of UN-Habitat’s Safer Cities Programme, and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD). More info →
Global Campaign on Urban Governance: Youth, Children and Urban Governance

Global Campaign on Urban Governance: Youth, Children and Urban Governance

This policy paper forms part of UN-HABITAT’S Global Campaign on Urban Governance. More info →
Strategy on Youth at Risk in Latin America

Strategy on Youth at Risk in Latin America

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The goal of this document is to make evident the situation of young people living at risk in Latin America and to propose policies to face this problem. More info →
Urban Crime Prevention and Youth at Risk

Urban Crime Prevention and Youth at Risk

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This Compendium has been compiled to accompany the Workshop on Strategies and best practices in crime prevention, in particular in relation to urban crime and youth at risk in the context of the 11th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Bangkok, Thailand from 18-25th April 2005. More info →
Cities of Youth, Cities of prosperity

Cities of Youth, Cities of prosperity

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Youth are key to the prosperity of cities in the developing world, yet many barriers prevent them from fulfilling this role - most notably access to education, vocational training, and employment. More info →
State of the Urban Youth 2010/2011: Leveling the Playing Field

State of the Urban Youth 2010/2011: Leveling the Playing Field

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This report is based on data from UN-HABITAT’s Global Urban Indicator Database, as well as surveys of, and focus group discussions with, selected representative groups of young people in five major cities located in four developing regions: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Mumbai (India), Kingston (Jamaica), Nairobi (Kenya) and Lagos (Nigeria). More info →
The State of Urban Youth 2012/2013 , Youth in the Prosperity of Cities

The State of Urban Youth 2012/2013 , Youth in the Prosperity of Cities

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The increasing prominence of the youth bulge in most urban areas presents a unique opportunity, as they represent the most dynamic human resource available. More info →
World Urban Youth Assembly 4

World Urban Youth Assembly 4

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WUF6 World Urban Youth Assembly. Participation of Youth representatives from developing Countries at the UN-Habitat World Urban Youth Assembly and World Urban Forum 6. More info →
Young People , Participation and Sustainable Development in an Urbanizing World

Young People , Participation and Sustainable Development in an Urbanizing World

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Although the proportion of young people in cities is growing rapidly, few studies take into account the diversity of and views on their urban experiences. More info →
Advancing Youth Civic Engagement and Human Rights

Advancing Youth Civic Engagement and Human Rights

Urban youth face challenges that need to urgently be addressed. The global youth unemployment rate, which is estimated at 12.6 per cent in 2013, is creating an environment in which young people are unable to satisfy their basic needs. As demonstrated by the mass protests in many cities globally, young people believe that their voices are not being heard and their needs are not being addressed. More info →
Program Planning and Evaluation In Urban Youth Centres , Volume 5

Program Planning and Evaluation In Urban Youth Centres , Volume 5

This manual exists as one of a growing library of materials produced by UN-HABITAT for use by and in the One Stop and We Are the Future Urban Youth Centres. More info →
ICT, Urban Governance and Youth

ICT, Urban Governance and Youth

The ICT, Urban Governance and Youth report is the fourth report in the Global Youth-Led Development series. The report provides a conceptual framework which reflects the rapidly changing dynamics in three areas of urban development: the demographics of the fastest growing segment of urban populations, youth (ages 15 to 24); information and communications technology (ICT) and particularly mobile phones; and governance, particularly local governance in the developing world. This report takes into account the special characteristics of young, technologically savvy citizens. The reader is encouraged to read the first three reports to put these findings into a larger context of youth-led development. More info →
Entrepreneurship Programming for Urban Youth Centres , Volume 4

Entrepreneurship Programming for Urban Youth Centres , Volume 4

This manual exists as one of a growing library of materials produced by UNHABITAT for use by and in the One Stop and We Are the Future Urban Youth Centres. More info →
A better childhood in the city

A better childhood in the city

The special needs of children and young people have to be part of urban development and planning - from the beginning and not as an afterthought. Children and young people must be listened to. More info →
Community Mapping Guide , A youth community mapping toolkit for East Africa – Volume 3

Community Mapping Guide , A youth community mapping toolkit for East Africa – Volume 3

The concept of One Stop Centres grew out of a collaborative process with key stakeholders including youth, municipal leaders, and UN-HABITAT. More info →
Youth delinquency and the criminal justice system in Dar es salaam, Tanzania

Youth delinquency and the criminal justice system in Dar es salaam, Tanzania

Violent crime and delinquency threaten the quality of life of urban dwellers in Dar es Salaam. More info →
Information Work and Youth, Getting started guidelines Volume 2

Information Work and Youth, Getting started guidelines Volume 2

This manual is about the core principles and procedures for the starting up of, delivery of, and monitoring of One Stop Youth Information Resource Services. More info →
Advancing Economic Citizenship for Children and Youth in Sub Saharan Africa

Advancing Economic Citizenship for Children and Youth in Sub Saharan Africa

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This joint publication by CYFI and UN-Habitat examines youth economic citizenship in Sub-Saharan Africa. This publication provides an overview of economic citizenship, explains how it is relevant to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and provides research findings on its application in the region. Detailed case studies are provided on financial literacy and financial education initiatives for children and youth in Kenya, South Africa, Rwanda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. More info →
Urban Youth Centre Setup Guide , Volume 1

Urban Youth Centre Setup Guide , Volume 1

This manual exists as one of a growing library of materials produced by UN-HABITAT for use by and in Urban Youth Centres, both One Stop and We Are the Future models. More info →
Mapping Urban Youth-Led Development , Opportunities Fund for Urban Youth-Led Development

Mapping Urban Youth-Led Development , Opportunities Fund for Urban Youth-Led Development

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This report contains the results of an inventory, or mapping, of youth-led initiatives undertaken during the inception phase of the Opportunities Fund. More info →
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