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Title: Youth Association for Habitat


1
  • Youth Association for Habitat
  • Fulya Mah. Mevlüt Pehlivan Sok. Ali Sami Yen Apt.
    8A/2 Mecidiyeköy Istanbul
  • www.youthforhab.org.tr
  • info_at_youthforhab.org.tr
  • 0 212 275 74 98 / 0 212 275 74 36

2
Youth Association for Habitat Mission
  • Increasing youth awareness for sustainable
    development
  • Youth participation in decision making
  • Developing partnerships among youth
  • Enabling youth to establish partnerships with
    government, local authorities and the private
    sector
  • Following up and increase youth participation in
    the international youth related events
  • Improving networking among youth groups
  • Developing training programs
  • Facilitating the establishment of legitimate
    platforms such as student unions in high schools
    and universities, youth councils at the local
    level
  • Facilitating access to information

3
Youth Association for Habitat Methodology
  • Information dissemination from international to
    local level
  • Analyzing good practices in the world and their
    implementation at all levels
  • Following up the global youth agenda and agenda
    setting
  • Sharing good practices in Turkey at international
    platforms
  • Speeding up democratization by raising awareness
    on civil society
  • Improving social responsibility with a youth
    perspective
  • Creating common platforms bringing together
    different views in solving social problems
  • Fund raising for youth to overcome their local
    problems

4
Youth Association for Habitat Memberships
  • UN ECOSOC
  • UN World Youth Forum International Planning
    Committee
  • UN World Summit on Sustainable Development Youth
    Caucus
  • UN World Summit on Information Society Youth
    Caucus
  • Council of Europe Advisory Council on Youth
  • - Bureau
  • European Youth Card Association
  • European Youth Centers Network
  • Turkey Local Agenda 21 Steering Committee
  • T. C. Ministry State Planning Organization
    National Agency Advisory Council of the EU Youth
    and Education Programmes
  • T. C. Ministry STO Thematic Specialization
    Commission
  • TOBB Young Entrepreneurs Council

5
Agenda 21
6
Habitat II Summit 1996, ISTANBULYouth
Association for Habitat Local Agenda 21 in Turkey
  • A democratization program
  • Based on Chapter 28 of Agenda 21
  • Based upon participation and local partnerships
  • Pursues a local action planning process towards
    sustainable development
  • Seeks improvement of life quality

7
LA-21 Steering Committee
  • Ministry of Interior
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ministry of Environment and Forestry
  • T.R. Prime Ministry State Planning Organization
  • General Secretariat for the EU Affairs
  • UNDP-Turkey
  • IULA-EMME (National Coordinator)
  • Youth Association for Habitat (Youth Component
    Facilitator )

8
PHASE 1 Promotion and Development of Local
Agenda 21s in TurkeyImplementation Period 1997
- 1999
PHASE 2 Implementing Local Agenda 21s in Turkey
Implementation Period 2000 - 2003
PHASE 3 Localizing the Millennium Development
Goals and WSSD Plan of Implementation through the
Turkey Local Agenda 21 Governance Network
Implementation Period 2004 - 2006
9
YOUTH Turkey Local Agenda 21 Program
Local Youth Councils and Centers
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YOUTH in LA 21 Program
  • To enable youth to participate in decision making
    processes at the local level
  • To institutionalize local youth platforms in
    order to achieve the sustainability of youth
    activities
  • To provide the bases of a future national youth
    council

11
Local Youth Centers
  • Promote peer education,
  • Create opportunities for realising social,
    educational and sports activities, developing
    relationships with other cities.
  • Develop the capacity of young people and create a
    unique platform which belongs to the local youth.
  • Enable young people from diverse backgrounds to
    produce together
  • Provide urban facilities from which youth cannot
    profit

12
Local Youth Councils
  • Developing partnerships of youth with private
    sector, NGOs, local authorities and government
  • Ensuring the participation of youth not only in
    the implementation, but also in the planning
    phase.
  • Bringing together young people from different
    platforms on the basis of common problems.
  • Development of an urban identity and creating a
    sense of ownership
  • Representation of local youth at national and
    international levels
  • Capacity building of youth

13
Youth NGOs in the city
University Student Clubs
High School Student Unions
LA-21Local Youth Council
Working Group Representatives (City Council)
University Student Councils
Neighbourhood Youth Representatives
Youth Representatives of Chambers and Unions
14
LA 21 National ProgramNational Coordination
Meetings
  • Participation of Youth Leaders from Local Agenda
    21 Platforms,
  • Strengthening and maintaining the national
    network between Local Youth Platforms
  • Sharing experiences and socialization
  • Capacity building and training programs given by
    professionals and experts
  • Lead to the establishment of National Youth
    Parliament

15
LA 21 NATIONAL YOUTH PARLIAMENTCOORDINATION
MEETINGS
  • YG-21 National Youth Parliament,
  • Ankara, May 2003
  • Input of Youth in Draft Bill of Public
    Administration,
  • Antalya, August 2003,
  • LA-21 National Youth Parliament Summer School
    Kusadasi, September 2003
  • LA-21 National Youth Parliament Strategy
    Development Meeting Eskisehir, December 2003
  • LA-21 National Youth Parliament Meets with Public
    Agencies and International Organisations for an
    Integrated Youth Policy
  • Izmir, February 2004
  • 19 May National Meeting
  • Tarsus, April 2004
  • LA-21 National Youth Parliament Establishment
    Summit
  • Ankara, 19-21 May 2004
  • LA-21 National Youth Parliament National
    Coordination
  • Malatya, 23-25 July 2004
  • Local Authorities and Youth in EU Process
  • Trabzon, 06-12 September 2004
  • LA-21 National Youth Parliament National
    Coordination
  • Elazig, 1213 February 2005
  • LA-21 National Youth Parliament National
    Coordination

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  • LA 21 National Youth Parliament,
  • is a democratic platform
  • that is active on the development and
    implementation of youth policies and youth
    programs at a national level, and
  • that basis its strength on local youth platforms
    and youth participation in decision-making
    mechanisms.

17
LA21 National Youth Parliament Establishment
Summit 18-21 May 2004, Ankara
  • With the participation of
  • 297 youth delegates from 77 provinces and
    observes and
  • 28 MPs , 2 MP advisors,
  • 1 Mayor, 1 Deputy Mayor.
  • With the support of
  • 18 MPs and 1 Metropolitan Municipality.

18
LA21 NATIONAL YOUTH PARLIAMENT ESTABLISMENT
SUMMIT19-21 May 2004
  • OUTCOME
  • Call for the establishment ofa Regional
    Facilitation Group
  • Working Priorities and organisational structure
    of the National Youth Parliament
  • Statute of the Local Youth Councils

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Facilitation Group
  • LA 21 National Youth Parliament Facilitation
    Group is based on representation of 8 regions in
    Turkey. (7 geographical regions Istanbul)
  • 8 regional representatives of the LA 21 NYP are
    elected annually in general assemblies within the
    constituencies in their region.
  • Facilitation Group is established to strengthen
    local youth councils and to enhance the execution
    of phase III activities of LA21 Program
  • Works for initiating youth activities in
    non-partner cities and supporting the work in
    partner cities

20
LA 21 THIRD PHASE
Localizing the Millennium Development Goals and
WSSD Plan of Implementation through the Turkey
Local Agenda 21 Governance Network
The Project aims to localize Implementation Plan
of the World Summit on Sustainable Development
and Millennium Development Goals for the
institutionalization of LA 21 Processes and
mechanisms through local and international
campaigns and capacity building initiatives, and
LA Small Grants Programme.
Published in Official Gazette, 12 November 2003.
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LA 21 PROGRAM III. PHASE GOALS
  • Approval of the Statute and Working Principles of
    LA 21 Youth Councils by the newly established
    City Councils
  • Update of the Statute and Working Principles of
    the LA Youth Councils
  • Institutionalization of the LA 21 Youth Councils
  • Support for the establishment of a National Youth
    Council based on LA 21 Youth Councils

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Other Program and Projects
  • South East Anatolia Social Development Programme
    for Youth (2001-2006)
  • Life Plus Youth Fund (2005-2009)
  • Bilenler Bilmeyenlere Bilgisayar Ögretiyor
    Projesi Empowerment of Youth for
    e-Transformation of Turkey (2005-2008)
  • Paylasalim Bilisimle Bulusalim Refurbisment and
    Distribution of Used PCs For Youth (2006 - )
  • Peer Education on Sexual Health Project
    (2004-2006)
  • TOBB Young Entrepreneurs Council (2006 - )
  • Eurolt26 Youth Card (2006 - )
  • Aegean Youth Interaction Project (2006)
  • Earthquake Rehabilitation Projects Youth
    Centers in the Earthquake Region (2000-2002)
  • Protective Families Campaign (1999-2000)
  • Youth Contribution to the Implementation of
    Habitat Agenda in Turkey (1997)
  • Renewable Energy Education Project (1998)

23
Within the framework of the Earthquake
Rehabilitation Project, 3 Youth Houses were
established in Yeniköy, Sakarya, Izmit
24
South East Anatolia Socio-economic Development
Program for Youth 2001 - 2006
25
SOUTH EAST ANATOLIA SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
FOR YOUTH
  • Partners of the Project
  • The UNDP project is executed by GAP-RDA, and
    implemented by Youth Association for Habitat with
    the contributions of the Government of
    Switzerland.
  • Governorships, local authorities,
    non-governmental organizations working at
    national and local levels and private sector are
    partners of the project.
  • The project aims at
  • Organization of young people
  • Creation of social and cultural interaction
    platforms
  • Enabling young people to take part in decision
    making mechanisms at the local level through
    establishment of youth centers in region.

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SOUTH EAST ANATOLIA SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
FOR YOUTH
  • The Project aims at personal development of
    young people in the region for them to
    participate in decision-making mechanisms by
    establishing local youth and culture houses
  • Youth and Culture Houses are established in
    Diyarbakir, Mardin, Adiyaman, Sanliurfa, Batman,
    Sirnak, Kilis, Gaziantep and Siirt (all 9
    provinces) - Youth Executive Committees and Local
    Advisory Boards are responsible for the
    management of the youth houses and the youth
    activities
  • 55.460 young people have been reached so far
    within the framework of the activities
  • Young people participated in a series of exchange
    programmes in order to improve their
    communication and cooperation with their
    counterparts at the international level and
    national level

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Training programs
  • Initiatives concerning employment of youth
  • Handcrafts Workshop for the Disabled Youth
  • Serigraphy Workshop
  • Souvenir Workshop
  • Cisco Local Networking Academy
  • Cafeteria
  • Reproductive Health
  • Project Development Techniques
  • Project Management
  • Reporting Techniques
  • Entrepreneurship
  • EU White Paper Process
  • Leadership
  • Media and Public Relations

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2nd Phase of the Project Achievements
  • Youth and Culture Houses implemented 11 projects
    that are financed by the EU Youth Programs. With
    these projects, 114,740 EURO has been added to
    the budget of the youth work in the region.
  • A program called e-coach has been initiated 30
    young people have benefited from this program.
  • Within the framework of internship program, 10
    young people worked as interns and 8 of them were
    employed after completing their internship.
  • Within the framework of a protocol that is signed
    between GAP-RDA, Governorship, UNDP and Youth
    Association for Habitat, 600 young people receive
    vocational training to be employed by Sancar
    Denim A.S. in Siirt. Similar partnerships will be
    multiplied in the region.

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SEDFY Project 2006in figures
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Add a to life
www.hayataarti.org
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Life Plus Youth Fund
  • The biggest youth fund established with the
    partnership of an international organization, an
    NGO, and a representative of the private sector
  • UNDP, Youth for Habitat and Coca-Cola Turkey
  • 1,5 million dollars for supporting 100 youth
    project within a period of 5 years
  • Purpose
  • To increase youth capacity on project development
    and management
  • To encourage young people to contribute in
    increasing quality of life in their cities via
    their own projects (For youth! By youth!)
  • Project fields
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Culture Arts
  • Sport

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  • Inclusive, innovative, sustainable projects
  • sensitive to the societys needs
  • Target young people
  • are financially and strategically assisted
  • by Life Plus Youth Fund

Project teams of the granted projects are
provided trainings on project development and
management
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The Graphic of Regional Distribution of the
First Phase Project Applications
34
Granted Projects 1st Phase
35
The Graphic of Regional Distribution of the
Second Phase Project Applications
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Granted Projects 2nd Phase
37
  • Empowerment of Youth for E-Transformation of
    Turkey

38
Project Goal
  • To increase capacity of young people on ICTs.
  • Phase I 1600 Phase II 100.000 youth
  • Project Model
  • Peer education
  • Volunteer trainers

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Project Cities
  • Marmara Region Southeast Anatolian Region
  • Istanbul Adiyaman Siirt
  • Çanakkale Batman Sanliurfa
  • Black Sea Region Diyarbakir Sirnak
  • Trabzon Gaziantep Kilis
  • Samsun Mardin
  • East Anatolian Region Middle Anatolian
    Region
  • Elazig Tokat Konya
  • Mus Çankiri Ankara
  • Erzincan AEGEAN REGiON
  • Mediterrenean Region Izmir
  • Antakya Adana Denizli
  • Isparta Antalya Usak
  • Tarsus Burdur Mugla (26
    cities)

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OUTCOME
  • Phase I 1200 young people
  • Phase II 1046 young (April-June 2006)
  • Average age 19 (for both girls and boys)
  • (Targeted group 15-25)

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SUCCESSES
  • A good practice - UNDP
  • Importance of youth information policy for an
    integrated youth policy in Turkey
  • Support for the recognition of local youth work

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  • A Project for Refurbishment and Distribution of
    Used PCs for Youth

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  • Ministry of National Education
  • Turkish State Railways
  • Microsoft
  • Ayhan Sahenk Foundation
  • Youth Association for Habitat
  • A campaign has been initiated and at the
    first phase of the project, 6000 PCs have been
    refurbished, licensed and distributed to the
    schools, youth councils and youth NGOs.
  • Volunteer trainers of Empowerment of Youth
    for E-Transformation of Turkey Project provide
    trainings on basic computer skills at computer
    laboratories that are established by this
    project.

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PEER EDUCATION on SEXUAL HEALTH
In cooperation with the Turkey Family Planning
Foundation
  • Project aims
  • To have a peer educator group of 20 young
    volunteer in each project city,
  • To inform 2000 young people on sexual health in
    each project city,
  • To establish a network that shall support the
    work on sexual health,
  • To initiate a campaign on a common problem
    specified by young people.

Supported by European Commission
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SUCCESS
  • In each project city youth center for consultancy
    is established.
  • Guidance for young people on sexual health,
  • The peer group continues on to train young
    people,
  • 3500 young people have been reached by July 2006.

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  • TOBB YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS COUNCIL

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YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS COUNCIL
  • AIMS
  • Career development of young people,
  • To enhance information sharing between young
    entrepreneurs,
  • To establish a Young Entreprenuers Web Portal,
  • To organize an annual fair on entrepreneurship,
  • To support young people for them to establish
    businesses and to succeed,
  • To create opportunities for young people to be
    interns in Turkey and abroad (EU)
  • To spread e-coach program,
  • To establish Young Entrepreneurs Support and
    Training Centers in pilot cities,
  • To organize training and social activities to
    establish a socially responsible young
    entrepreneurs group in Turkey,
  • To encourage young entrepreneurs to establish
    partnerships with different stakeholders for the
    implementation of similar projects.

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  • Youth for Habitat Hellenic Youth Council
  • Beyoglu Municipality City of Athens
  • Bogaziçi University Pantios Univeristy
  • The purpose is to increase knowledge on the EU
    processes among young people and to build a
    stronger bridge between youth in Greece and
    Turkey
  • Supported by European Commission Small Grants
    Program

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OUR INPUTNATIONAL INTERNATIONAL YOUTH WORK
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INTERNATIONAL
  • 1997, Eskisehir Youth For Habitat International
    Network was established at International
    Follow-Up Meeting
  • 1998 Memorandum of Understanding with
    UN-HABITAT. Within the framework of this
    partnership, the report on Turkey was published
    in a book prepared by 7 countries.
  • 2001, New York Youth parallel event at
    Istanbul5 Summit.

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August September 2002, Johannesburg
UN WORLD SUMMIT ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Youth Implementation Plan Paragraf 153
Promote and support youth participation in
programmes and activities relating to sustainable
development through, for example, supporting
local youth councils or their equivalent, and by
encouraging their establishment where they do not
exist.
Our youth delegates Pelin Ayan ve Ali Ercan
Özgür
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INTERNATIONAL
  • Input on the EU White Book on Youth has been
    provided during consultation meetings (2000-2001)
  • Input on the evaluation of the World Action Plan
    for Youth were provided (2005)

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NATIONAL
  • Input for the EU negotiations and screening
    process to relavant public agencies provided
    (2005-2006)
  • Input on the Millennium Development Goals
    National Report of Turkey were provided (April
    2005)

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NATIONAL
  • The outcome of the meeting titled Youth Input on
    the Public Management Draft Bill provided
    recommendations for the development of
    Municipality Law (Antalya, August 2003)
  • Our input for the establishment of youth councils
    at the preparatory meetings organized on the
    implementation Article 76 on City Councils of the
    Municipality Law

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  • We are not only leaders of tomorrow but also
    partners of today!
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