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

THE GLOBAL DECLARACTION IS HERE!

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

OUTCOMES

26 June

11.00-18.00 CET

Children and Youth Assembly

Organizer: UN-Habitat, Fondation Botnar
Time: 26th June 11:00 – 18:00 CET
Venue: Urban Expo, Youth Zone
Link: https://bit.ly/3bamnR

27 June

12.30-13.15 CET

Youth Zone Openning Session

27 June

13:30 – 15:00 CET

Youth 2030 Cities: Building a Community of Practice

Organizer: UN-Habitat, Social Shifters 
Time: 29th June 10:00-12:00 CET
Venue: Urban Expo, Youth Zone

28 June

10:00-12:00 CET

Connecting Local to Global: Networking Urban Youth Councils

Organizer: UN-Habitat, SERAC-Bangladesh
Time: 28th June 10:00-12:00 CET
Venue: Urban Expo, Youth Zone

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

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

GUESTS, SPEAKERS & MODERATORS

Maimunah Mohd Sharif

Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)
Full bio

Gwendolyn Myers

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

Samed Agirbas

Global Youth Expert, Turkey
Full bio

Leah Namugerwa

Climate activist and Team Leader at Fridays for Future Uganda
Full bio

Bianca Băluță

Youth project lead, OurCluj, Romania
Full bio

Yücel Yılmaz

Mayor of Balikesir Metropolitan Municipality, Turkey
Full bio

Stefan Germann

CEO, Fondation Botnar
Full bio

Michel Zuluaga

Gender and logistic advisor, Vivo Mi Calle, Colombia
Full bio

Raphael Obonyo

Global Youth Expert, Kenya
Full bio

Katarzyna Smetek

President of WUF 11 Youth Council
Full bio

Lenin Zambrano

Indigenous activist, lawyer, and musician, from Otavalo, Ecuador
Full bio

Esther Muiruri

Youth and Civil Society representative, Local 2030 Coalition
Full bio

GALLERY