Improving the health and well-being of young people in intermediary cities.
Youth have a limited say
in local governance
Despite being among the most active users of public goods and having a significant stake in the future, young people are often underrepresented in urban governance processes.
The future of our cities
With 55% of the global population currently residing in urban areas and an anticipated increase to 68% by 2050, it is expected that up to 60% of all urban dwellers will be under the age of 18 by 2030.
Innovative tools can
become a solution
To address these challenges, it is crucial to develop appropriate mechanisms and participatory tools, including digital technologies, that increase youth inclusion in urban governance.
Young Gamechangers Initiative’s approach to address these challenges is underpinned by the following pillars:
There are two prerequisites and six studios that make up the approach that underpins Young Gamechangers Initiative, including:
VOICES OF YOUTH
MEET THE TEAM
We are the team of dedicated professionals passionate about making cities children- and youth-friendly while bolstering youth inclusion in urban contexts.
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STORIES AND NEWS
Today, we have the pleasure of sitting down with Valerhim, a dynamic youth leader who has been selected as a
4 October 2023, Nairobi. – By 2050, it is estimated that 70% of the world’s population will reside in urban
YOUNG DATA HUB
Young Gamechangers Initiative seeks to improve the health and well-being of young people in intermediary cities in India, Senegal and Colombia. Funded by Fondation Botnar, the project is led by UN-Habitat in collaboration with Block by Block Foundation and being implemented with a range of private and public partners including the World Health Organization (WHO), local governments in the selected cities and local youth-led organizations.