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ECOSOC Youth Forum

ecosoc youth forum A Decade of Action: Building a Resilient Recovery Make your voice heard The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum is an annual initiative of the President of the Council. It has evolved into a key platform where young people can contribute to policy discussions at the United Nations through their collective

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Youth Are Key In Fight Against COVID-19

Author: Raphael Obonyo, Public Policy Analyst As COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to wreak havoc around the world experts predict that African countries could be hardest hit. But African youth are not sitting idly by waiting for the worst to come; throughout the continent, they are hard at work providing solutions to help reduce the spread of

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Youth-Led Emergency Response In Kenya’s Informal Settlements

As of the writing of this article there are more than 30,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kenya. A limited testing capacity means that the real number of cases is likely much higher. Due to measures such as the lockdown of certain regions and a dusk-to-dawn quarantine, many people have lost their jobs and cannot

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Update: Final version of the Policy Brief: Youth, Cities and COVID-19

Update: Final version of the Policy Brief: Youth, Cities and COVID-19 Urbanization is the engine that propels the world towards prosperity in the 21st century and youth are its engineers. Youth are society’s most essential and dynamic human resource. There are more people under the age of 30 today than ever before, totaling over three

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Launch of Consultation on Youth, Cities and COVID-19 Policy Brief

The impact of COVID-19 has intensified the pre-existing challenges faced by young people in their day to day lives. Ranging from unemployment to lack of access of resources and services, there has been an increasing need for policies that will urgently address these issues. Because of this UN-Habitat has developed a Policy Brief on Youth,

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Call to Action: Urgent Request by Youth for Support To Fight COVID-19

The newly formed Youth-led COVID-19 Emergency Response Coalition has launched call to action while at the same time announcing its over 1,500,000 hand washes as part of its #KomeshaCorona campaign to stop the spread of the corona virus in the informal settlements and towns of Kenya. “We are proud to announce this milestone,” states Coalition

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COVID-19 and Youth in Informal Settlements

Register Now COVID-19, Youth and Informal Settlements: Engagement for Global Action Online Summit WELCOME TO INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY 2020!! Date: 12 August 2020, International Youth Day Start Time : 8 am New York3 pm Nairobi8 pm Kuala Lumpur Host Organizations ● Ministry of Environment and Urbanization of Turkey● United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)● Balıkesir

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Mathare Youth Programme

Youth in Informal Settlements Many of the youth who in live in cities in the developing world live in slums or otherwise marginalized urban areas. Children and youth who grow up in slums are less likely to attend school than non-slum youth, as they face a range of factors hindering their attendance. youth are “working

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