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close this bookContributions of Youth to the Implementation of the Habitat Agenda (HABITAT, 1999, 137 p.)
close this folder1.2.2 GENERAL EVALUATION
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View the documenta) Common issues
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View the documentc) Recommendations to Youth for Habitat International Network (YFHIN)

c) Recommendations to Youth for Habitat International Network (YFHIN)

Youth organizations in these reports have formulated recommendations to YFHIN to articulate its functions and improve the performance of the network. These can be summarized as follows:

· To reinforce and widen its organizational basis and to improve the effectiveness of the regional focal points

· To institutionalize its activities by organizing meetings at the regional and international levels, on themes dealing with human settlements development concerning both youth and governments

· To improve capacities of active organizations at the local level by supporting their training programmes

· To establish frameworks of cooperation with UN Agencies, particularly with UNCHS, UNDP and UNEP

· To seek sufficient and sustainable financial resources for funding large scale projects

· To initiate discussions with the organizations involved in the preparation of national reports with a view to establish an action programme at the regional levels

· To promote the establishment of “Habitat Committees” in the national youth councils where they exist

· To utilize the occasion of “Istanbul+5” for the strengthening/establishment of partnerships of youth with central governments

· To promote acknowledgment of Youth for Habitat approach by all stakeholders, especially central governments and local authorities

· Fundraising for youth activities in fields related to human settlements development