World Youth Forum
World Youth Forum Showcase Best Practices and Projects for Youth-led Development
UN-HABITAT partnering with Environmental Youth Alliance to organize a World Youth Forum which took place two days before the World Urban Forum from 16-18 June 2006. The forum brought together hundreds of youth and their leaders from around the world to share best practices around youth-led projects and programs. It provides a chance for young people meet, share perspectives, showcase their projects, build networks and prepare for their participation in the World Urban Forum.
The Global Hip-Hop Mainstage
During the Forum, a Global Hip-Hop Mainstage concert was held at the Youth Forum featuring international, socially conscious Hip-Hop and world music artists, live-art demonstrations and interactive multimedia installations. Many of the artists performing at the Mainstage also took part in other Forum-related events at the World Youth Forum and Earth Festival.
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