Healthy and Just Cities for Children and Youth

                                                              

Healthy and Just Cities for Children and Youth

28 Oct 2015
Geneva
, Switzerland
General Information
This Campus that will focus on principles, policies and action planning aimed at improving access to water, waste and sanitation issues within informal settlements. The event will also explore potential business models for engaging youth in safe and dignified employment within these sectors.
The Campus invites participants to learn, debate and build consensus on:
  • The issues of urban water, waste and sanitation, its impact on communities, specially children and youth;
  • The challenge of child labour rampant within the waste sector, and policy changes required;
  • The role of small medium enterprises and their contribution to promote youth employment opportunities;
  • Inter-sectoral partnerships required to promote healthy and prosperous environments;
  • Children and youth participation and their contribution to sustainable urban solutions;
  • Key recommendations to inform an issue paper.
World Vision invites you to debate and help build consensus on solutions that will contribute to healthy and just cities.  Click here for more information.
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List of Speakers
  • Douglas Ragan, UN-Habitat – Youth & Livelihoods Unit Leader
  • Graham Alabaster, World Health Organisation – Senior Technical Officer WASH
  • Edmundo Werna, International Labour Organisation – NRI Team Leader
  • Christoph Luthi, Eawag – Head of Department
  • Mike Webster, WasteAID UK – Chair
  • Sanjay Gupta, SKAT – Water Sanitation and Solid Waste Specialist
  • David Katz, The Plastic Bank – Founder & CEO
  • Régis Garandeau, WSUP Advisory – Urban WASH Specialist
  • Kevin Mugenya, World Vision Kenya – Urban Programming Coordinator
Contact
Michael Poustie – michael_poustie@wvi.org
Fotini Demetriou – fotini_demetriou@wvi.org