What we do as an organization (100-word description)
We are an international youth network working in partnership with the United Nations, established during the 1995 Copenhagen Social Development Summit with the participation of 300 youth organizations with diverse religious, racial, cultural and national backgrounds. We, Youth Association for Habitat and Agenda 21, are serving as the Secretariat of Youth for Habitat International Network.
To increase youth awareness for sustainable development and livable environment, youth participation in decision making; to develop partnerships among youth; to enable youth to establish partnerships with the governments, local authorities and the private sector; to follow up and increase the participation of youth in the international youth related events of the United Nations and the European Union; to improve networking among youth groups and to develop training programmes.
To facilitate the establishment of legitimate platforms such as student unions in high schools and universities, youth councils at the local level, with a view to increase participation of youth in decision making processes, to enable young people to get together
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Project N°: 580256-EPP-1-2016-1-BE-EPPKA3-IPI-SOC-IN
Agreement N°: 2016-2790 / 001 - 001