During the 21st session of the Governing Council that oversees the work programme and budget of UN-HABITAT, member countries in 2007 passed a resolution calling on the Executive Director of UN-HABITAT set up a special fund to help young people living in poverty. Championed by Norway, the new Opportunities Fund for urban youth-led development is designed to improve understanding, and lead to more effective ways of involving young people in sustainable urban development.
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Themes: Youth Countries: Branch/Office:
Partners and Youth