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Empowering Youth.
Strengthening Communities.

Young Cities is a global programme that connects young people with local governments, building trust and creating opportunities to challenge hate, polarisation, disinformation and extremism.

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Shared
Challenges,
Shared
Solutions

Young Cities fosters collaboration between local government and young people to address the issues facing their communities.

We work in nine cities across Kenya, Lebanon, Senegal and North Macedonia, connecting young activists to municipal decision-makers. Our goal is to create and enhance youth-led solutions to community challenges.

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9
Participating cities
304
Young People TRAINED
57
Projects launched
£248,241
Seed-Funding Provided
14,299
Youth Impacted Offline
14,300,602
Youth Reached Online

Where We Work

Belgium
Jordan
Kenya
Lebanon
North Macedonia
Pakistan
Senegal

Working at a global scale, we achieve local impact. Find out more about the positive change we make to communities around the world.

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Latest Projects

Skala (Ambassador Grant)
project

Skala (Ambassador Grant)

North Macedonia
North Macedonia | Skopje

Skala Magazine is encouraging artists to become part of wider conversations around social change and pushing their readers to see art as the perfect medium for it.

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Kataa Kutumika! Stand for Peace! (Ambassador Grant)
project

Kataa Kutumika! Stand for Peace! (Ambassador Grant)

Kenya
Kenya | Nakuru County

A production house raises awareness of the dangers of electoral violence, telling stories from a decade and half before.

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Takat (Ambassador Grant)
project

Takat (Ambassador Grant)

North Macedonia
North Macedonia | Skopje

Takat has been successfully turning a spotlight on the Roma community in Skopje to capture their struggles with social and systemic discrimination.

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Publications

White Paper: The Youth Policy and Engagement Forum, North Macedonia

North Macedonia
North Macedonia

The Youth Policy and Engagement Forum (referred to as the Forum) was a platform for policy-driven dialogue between local and central government institutions and 17 Young Cities Ambassadors – young people who have completed Young Cities’ training programme and successfully delivered an initiative in their community through its small grants…

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Young Cities: Global

Global
Global

Young Cities is a global, pioneering capacity-building programme that connects young people to local governments, enabling the development of shared solutions to the challenges of hate, polarisation, and extremism around the world. Our work builds mutual trust and creates opportunities to address the most pressing issues facing the communities in…

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الأردن ولبنان: Young Cities

Jordan
Jordan
Lebanon
Lebanon

قام فريقنا في جميع المدن اللبنانية الثلاثة التي أطلقنا فيها البرنامج - طرابلس وصيدا ومجدل عنجر - بدعم الشباب والحكومات المحلية )البلديات( لمواجهة العديد من التحديات المختلفة. وقد عملت المبادرات التي يقودها الشباب عى تمكن اللاجئن والتخفيف من حدة التوترات المجتمعية والتصدي للصور النمطية وتشجيع مشاركة الشباب في الشؤون المدنية…

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If you would like to find out more about our impact, or would like to discuss future opportunities, we would love to hear from you.

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