The World Urban youth Assembly will be held on 19-20 March 2010 prior to the Fifth Session of the World Urban Forum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Young people will meet to discuss and debate issues of concern among themselves focused on urbanization, unemployment, human settlements and good governance.
The youth assembly assists youth to make meaningful contributions into the discussions of the World Urban Forum.
The World Urban Youth Assembly will have the following strategic goals: to become the premier platform for youth to discuss lessons learned from UN-HABITAT and partners' programmes in the area of urban you! th led development; to profile and disseminate models of urban youth l e! d development developed by UN-HABITAT and its partners; and to become a platform for experts and practitioners to deliberate on research, policy and practice as well as lessons learned on urban youth issues.
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