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Friday at 12 Noon Pacific

March 13th 2015:The Impact of Youth Led Development, #YOUTHNOW, Featuring Douglas Ragan of UN-Habitat

In this episode, we featured Douglas Ragan, Chief of the UN-Habitat Youth and Livelihoods Unit. Doug tells us about his work to understand the needs of the demographic comprised of 19-to-25-year-olds through the Global Youth-led Development Series research, of which he co-authored. Doug also shares with us the various initiatives UN-Habitat is leading to help youth-led organizations succeed in developing countries around the world. Through the Urban Youth Fund, he describes a few stories about youth-led organizations that received funds from this initiative and are improving the lives of wo

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Douglas Ragan

Douglas Ragan has worked in youth development with NGOs, local and national governments and the United Nations at the local, national and international level for the past 25 years. Currently he is the Unit Leader for Youth and Employment for UN-Habitat, managing UN-Habitat's Global portfolio on youth development in over 60 developing countries. The programs focus on urban youth development, including youth employment, governance and participation. He manages three flagship youth programs for UN-Habitat: the Urban Youth Fund, the Youth 21 initiative and the One Stop Youth Resource Centres. Doug has authored and co-authored research and policy publications on urban youth issues faced by ma
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