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Parallel Event

DRAFT PROGRAMME OF THE YOUTH PROGRAMME OF THE SPECIAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE HABITAT AGENDA

7 June 2001
Morning Session
Presentation of good practices (continue)

Afternoon Session
Revitalization of the Youth for Habitat International Network and deliberations of the formulation of a plan of action for strengthening Network (splitting into workshops )

Youth Parallel Programme

Venue: Turkish House

Expected Participants:

Approximately 100 Youth representatives from the Youth for Habitat International Network and National delagations.

Aims and objectives:

  • To provide youth input to the Special Session
  • To appraise and evaluate youth works and youth contributions in the implementation of the Habitat Agenda
  • To define problems faced by youth organisations in the implementation of the Habitat Agenda
  • To share experiences of various of youth organisations from all over the world
  • To provide new modalities for further implementation of the Habitat Agenda
  • To strenghten Youth for Habitat International Network and focal points for more efficient information flow and for developing partnership among youth organisations
Activities:
  • Keynote speeches
  • Workshops for discussing above mentioned issues - streghtening of the Network, appraisal of youth works so far and the problems faced by youth organisations in relation to the implementation of the Habitat Agenda.
  • Presentation of Good Practices
  • Presentation of progress reports
Expected Outcomes:
  • Revitalisation of Youth for Habitat International Network Development of new approaches and modalities for further implementation of the Habitat Agenda and to overcome problems faced by youth organisations
  • Formation of an international report on youth contributions to the implementation of the Habitat Agenda
  • Development of partnerships among youth organisations for their future initiatives
Organisers:
Secretariate of Youth for Habitat International Network, Ms. Yasemin Uyer,

 

 

 

2001 UNCHS