YOUTH AT

WORLD
URBAN 
FORUM

26-30 June 2022















YOUNG PEOPLE DRIVE LOCAL ACTION

The diverse youth programme at the 11th Session of World Urban Forum explores the inclusion of children, adolescents and youth in urban processes, city governance and localization of the United Nations Global Goals

GLOBAL DECLARACTION IS ALMOST HERE!

At the 11th Session of World Urban Forum’s Youth Assembly, young people of the world will have their say in drafting a Global DeclarACTION

AGENDA

26 June

11.00-18.00 CET

Children and Youth Assembly

Event type: Assembly Organizer: UN-Habitat
Time: 26th June 11:00-18:00 CET
Venue: Special Session Room 2
Link: https://media.un.org/en/asset/k1m/k1m5sk42x5

27 June

12.30-13.15 CET

Youth Zone Openning Session

Organizer: UN-Habitat, SERAC-Bangladesh, Fondation Botnar
Time: 27th June 12:30 – 13:15 CET
Venue: Urban Expo, Youth Zone
Link: https://bit.ly/3bamnRB

27 June

13:30 – 15:00 CET

Youth 2030 Cities: Building a Community of Practice

Organizer: UN-Habitat, Social Shifters
Time: 27th June 13:30 – 15:00 CET
Venue: Urban Expo, Youth Zone
Link: https://bit.ly/3N2FqdP

28 June

10:00-12:00 CET

Connecting Local to Global: Introducing Urban Youth Councils

Organizer: UN-Habitat, SERAC-Bangladesh
Time: 28th June 10:00-12:00 CET
Venue: Urban Expo, Youth Zone
Link: https://bit.ly/3OcwST5

29 June

16:00 - 18:00 CET

Children and Youth Roundtable

Event type: Roundtable Organizer: UN-Habitat, Fondation Botnar
Time: 29th June 16:00 – 18:00
Venue: Auditorium
Link: https://media.un.org/en/asset/k1m/k1m5sk42x5

30 June

10:00 - 13:00 CET

Young Humanitarians Training

Event type: Workshop Organizer: Compact for Young People in Humanitarian Action
Time: 30th June 10:00 – 13:00 CET
Venue: Urban Expo, Youth Zone
Link: https://forms.gle/Z1DDmv5N99q3xFiH9

GUESTS, SPEAKERS & MODERATORS

Maimunah Mohd Sharif

Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme
Full bio

Yücel Yılmaz

Mayor of Balikesir Metropolitan Municipality, Turkey
Full bio

Joyati Das

Director of Healthy Cities for Adolescents (HCA) Programme
Full bio

Gwendolyn Myers

Founder and Executive Director (2008 – present) of Messengers of Peace (MOP) – Liberia Inc.
Full bio

Hilmi Türkmen

Mayor of Üsküdar Municipality, Turkey
Full bio

Leah Namugerwa

Co-Founder of Fridays for Future Uganda
Full bio

Melih Ecertas

Board Member, Turkish Airlines
Full bio

Esther Muiruri

Founder and Executive Director (2008 – present) of Messengers of Peace (MOP) – Liberia Inc.
Full bio