UNICEF Collaborates With NIUA to Empower Youth for Urban Governance

National Institute of Urban Affairs

  • The Urban Youth Unit at NIUA and YuWaah – UNICEF.
  • Committed to empowering young people for urban governance.
  • A Statement of Intent was exchanged at the National Youth Day celebrations hosted by NIUA.
  • The primary focus will be enhancing youth leadership, participation and action research towards strengthening civic behaviours and urban governance.
  • Aims to ensure youth-centric development by utilizing interactive and gamified civic leadership modules.
  • To enhance civic awareness and social responsibility of the youth and equip them with 21st-century skills and progressive ideas.
  • UNICEF’s U-Report chatbot will be used to capture real-time data and insights from young people on ‘cities for youth’ to support NIUA’s action research.
  • The ‘My Dream City’ publication launched outcomes on youth participation
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