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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 →
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 →
The concept of One Stop Centres grew out of a collaborative process with key stakeholders including youth, municipal leaders, and UN-HABITAT. More info →
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 →
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 →
The aim of The State of African Cities 2018: The geography of African investment report is to contribute to development policies that can turn African cities into more attractive, competitive and resilient foreign direct investment (FDI) destinations. Attracting global FDI is highly competitive and crosses various geographic scales, therefore regional cooperation by cities and nations is critical. But FDI is not a panacea since it has both positive and negative effects and careful choices need to be made by cities in their pursuit of FDI, if it is to lead to inclusive economic growth. This report aims to provide guidance on these choices and to facilitate understanding of the complexity of global investment in Africa. More info →
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 →
This paper summarizes the outcome of an international conference on addressing the issue of urban youth in conflict with the law in Africa. More info →
Kama ambavyo imeonyeshwa na ukaguzi wa mahitaji ya mafunzo uliofanywa na Kituo cha Umoja wa Mataifa cha Makao ya Binadamu Habitat) mahitaji ya mafunzo ya maofisa wa serikali ambao wamechaguliwa (madiwani) au ya wanasiasa yanaonekana ya dharura sana kote ulimwenguni. Wakati huo huo, mafunzo haya yanaonekana maeneo yenye kushugulikiwa kwa kiwango cha chini zaidi miongoni mwa yale yanayo jenga uwezo kwa minajili ya maendeleo ya mneneo maalum na usimamizi wa miji. More info →
This policy paper forms part of UN-HABITAT’S Global Campaign on Urban Governance. More info →
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 →
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 →