From UN-Habitat UN-Habitat believes that ICT can be a catalyst to improve governance in towns and cities and help increase levels of participation, efficiency and accountability in public urban policies, provided that the tools are appropriately used, accessible, inclusive and affordable. Research shows that ICT use by youth can have a direct impact on
In Washington, DC, the World Bank today is hosting its Youth Summit, gathering over 700 young participants. In a morning expert panel on “Working towards the post-2015 agenda: addressing the challenge of youth exclusion,” Alhendawi outlined some of the many initiatives taken by the UN system to elevate youth issues during the last couple of […]
Closing of UN Open Meeting with Youth-Led Organisations: Concrete Proposals, Inclusive Participation and Strategic Partnerships
The first UN Open Meeting with youth-led organisations, networks and movements concluded today with a final round of working groups during which final outcomes were formulated by the youth participants. This was preceded by a brief presentation of the BYND 2015 Youth Declaration by Ms Doreen Bogdan, Chief of ITU’s Strategic Planning and Membership Department.