Asia-Pacific Urban Youth Assembly

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BACKGROUND

As an official side event of the 6th Asia-Pacific Urban Forum (APUF-6) in Jakarta, Indonesia, the Asia-Pacific Urban Youth Assembly at APUF-6 (APUFY) provides a regional platform for Asia-Pacific’s youth to articulate urban issues and solutions impacting their lives and communities. As the first gathering of diverse organizations and groups representing youth in discussions of urban agenda at the regional level, APUFY offers a step towards strengthening constructive partnership with youth as key stakeholder in issues facing Asia-Pacific cities.

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To register for the Asia-Pacific Youth Assembly, please go to https://goo.gl/N0VAje. Please note, applications for APUFY international participants closes on Wednesday, September 30 at 11:59pm UTC/GMT time.

OBJECTIVES

APUFY seeks to achieve the following objectives:

  • To articulate priority issues and strategies for further strengthening youth participation in governance in Asia-Pacific cities
  • To facilitate capacity building based on a variety of successful youth leadership models and youth-led solutions for sustainable and inclusive urban development
  • To demonstrate youth’s ability and knowledge by having a high degree of volunteer-led design, management, and participation in a diverse and innovative set of activities
  • To strengthen voices of Asia-Pacific youth in regional and global urban policy dialogues by linkages with APUF-6 and the Habitat-III process, including inputs to UN MGCY-Habitat III, and beyond

6th Asia-Pacific Urban Forum
For the first time ever, APUFY will be held prior to the Sixth Asia-Pacific Urban Forum (APUF). For further details regarding APUF, please go to http://www.unescap.org/events/apuf6.

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