About us

Children and young people around the world are raising their voices on the issues that matter to their generation.
They are my greatest hope.
António Guterres
Secretary-General of the United Nations
North America

World Urban Pavilion Launch: Showcasing the Regent Park

Reprinted from Daniels (danielshomes.ca) – original here. 21 April, 2022, Toronto. – The doors opened today to the world’s first hub for in-person and virtual knowledge exchange on matters of accessible housing, green construction, urban equity and sustainable urban growth. Nestled in the heart of Toronto’s Regent Park, the World Urban Pavilion (the Pavilion) is

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Housing

South – South Cooperation Between Colombia And Kenya Seeks To Improve The Lives Of Youth

15 January 2023, Nairobi. – UN-Habitat is partnering with Governor Luis Carlos Velásquez, (Caldas, Colombia) and Maji Mazuri, a local NGO operating in Mathare informal settlement, Nairobi, Kenya to contribution to urban, territorial and sustainable development through the donation of a ‘Bicibloqueras’, an innovative tool that was developed in Caldas and seeks to transforms the

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Migration

Refugee Youth Brief: Exploring Good Practices In Displacement Context

15 January 2023, Nairobi. – Revisiting a brief developed by UN-Habitat and the University of Victoria, Canada, and presented at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkiye, in 2016. UN-HABITAT and the Centre for Youth & Society, University of Victoria, Canada have published a report addressing the particular challenges and capacities of refugee youth in

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UN-Habitat has made youth a target beneficiary in its work, as young people are the largest population group affected by urban problems such as crime, insecurity and unemployment; young people account for up to 60 per cent of the urban population in many developing countries.

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SDG Localization

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Climate Change

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Peace and Security

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Livelihoods

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Our approach

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Our projects

Youth 2030 Cities

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Climate Change Makers

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One-Stop Youth Centre

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Young Game Changers

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