Habitat III - One UN Pavilion
  • Monday 17
  • Urban Agents of Change: Ensuring the Health and Wellbeing of Adolescents in Cities

    One UN Pavilion
    Venue: One UN Pavilion - Room A
    Organization: United Nations Executive Office Of The Secretary-General (EOSG)
    Partner organizations:
    Save The Children
    United Nations Secretary General’s Envoy On Youth

    This event will provide a platform for municipal governments to make commitments towards the Every Woman Every Child Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health to improve adolescent health and wellbeing in urban settings. There will be an interactive panel discussion between governments, civil society, United Nations agencies and the private sector to share lessons learnt implementing, measuring, and monitoring effective initiatives and policies in cities with regards to adolescent health and wellbeing. The panelists will raise awareness of issues related to adolescent health and wellbeing in urban settings, including their importance in addressing reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health. Finally the event will provide an important opportunity to share implementable solutions and discuss the role of cities in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.