3-5 December 2014, Nairobi, Kenya – UNDESA DSPD Focal Point on Youth and the Technical Cooperation Unit carried out a regional training workshop on “Evidence-informed youth policies in Africa”. The workshop was held from 3 to 5 December in Nairobi, Kenya. Themeeting brought together United Nations entities, representatives of youth organizations, representatives of Member States and academia from 10 different countries.

The training aimed at strengthening the capacity of participants to formulate, monitor and evaluate evidence-informed policies on youth using international youth indicators. The workshop was organized by the UN Department of Economics and Social Affairs (UNDESA) in partnership with UN-Habitat, UNESCO and the Commonwealth.

More information about the workshop, please visit: http://unhabitat.org

More information about UNDESA DSPD work: http://undesadspd.org/Youth.aspx