Welcome Buenos Aires

Posted May 22, 2013 Avatar Zayn_VOY_Connect

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After the wonderful work and local impact of Voices of Youth Maps in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the initiative is embarking to Buenos Aires, Argentina. UNICEF Argentina is partnering with TECHO the leading South and Central American community development NGO focusing on reducing poverty in urban slums through community participation and advocacy. The development of the Voices of Youth Maps mobile application will allow youth mappers to directly participate...


The Rio Experience

Posted May 22, 2013 Avatar Zayn_VOY_Connect

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A youth-led digital mapping project has been running in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil since 2011 and is still having a large positive impact on the “mapped” communities. The themes explored included sanitation and accumulation of garbage. This video, produced by BemTV with support from the community partner CEDAPS, is a recap of the two-year project in 11 Favelas in Rio. The mapping project model has been an inspiration for the Safe and Sustainable Cities initiative (UN Habitat & UN Women) focu...