Urban Breakfast 04 – CITY FUTURE: Engaging Youth in Urban Development

Urban Breakfast by CDIA is a series of weekly webinars where CDIA development experts will discuss solutions to the pressing issues that hinder development for Asia Pacific cities. The webinars will feature short interviews on designated development topics, followed by a Q&A period where participants will have a chance to connect with the experts. The development experts hope these events inspire participants to take innovative action to improve their cities.

CDIA Urban Breakfast 04 Webinar Zoom Registration:

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While there are many headlines about Asia’s aging population, it’s actually the most youthful region in the world – with over 1.1 billion people aged under 30. While youth are the future policy makers and citizens of cities and represents a large workforce that can contribute to both the formal and informal economies, their engagement in urban planning and development is still overlooked by city project stakeholders.

CDIA recognizes the importance of youth engagement in urban development and has collaborated with youth stakeholders on infrastructure projects in Georgia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Vietnam, and India.

In this webinar, we will talk about why involving youth in infrastructure projects is critical to securing a sustainable future for the region – and how young people can contribute to their cities’ futures.

Make sure you stay tuned at the end of the Urban Breakfast for a Q&A session where you will be able to engage with the guest speakers!

Panel Speakers:
Neil Chadder – Program Manager, CDIA
Minh Nguyen – Youth Project Designer, ADB
Lee Lambert – Youth-led Research Advisor, ADB

Moderator: Ben Engelbach

This event is organized as a part of the month-long #UrbanOctober celebration by CDIA. Follow us on social media and join us to promote 31 days for a better urban future.



Event City and Country
Manila, Philippines
Event Date
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