III INTERNATIONAL FORUM

“CITIES FOR YOUTH”

Moscow 2014
Annual Forum devoted to the main social areas of city development and the
role of youth in it.
Date: 21-23 August, 2014
This year`s main topic: Urban Culture

 Decentralization of public spaces,
 Good-neighbourliness and cooperation,
 Involvement of youth into realization of the urban social and cultural
initiatives.

Place: Moscow

Young people from 20 countries and 10 Russian regions will participate in the
Forum-2014. The estimated amount of participants is over 2000 people.

Forum “Cities For Youth”
Our goal

Creation of a unique space for communication and experience sharing
of youth participation in social and cultural development

Our objectives
 to invite Russian and international leading experts
 to unite foreign participants and Russian youth from the regions for
working on the urban projects
 to spread the successful experience of social and cultural
development among the youth
 to promote youth participation in social initiatives
 to put best ideas and projects into practice
 to raise the level of cultural youth education
 to develop an overall youth strategy on the topic of “Urban Culture”
(as a part of “Cities For Youth” concept)


Forum “Cities for youth” is:
 possibility to put social initiatives into practice
 access to new partners
 professional and personal competence rising
 awareness in the sphere of international relations
 opportunity to present extremely topical projects
 chance to take part in the existing social projects and programs
 cultural program and informal meetings with young activists from all
over the world
Cities For Youth – 2013
Successful experience
• 4 priority areas of work:
 Development of urban environment
 New social media
 Development of community relations
 Creative culture
• 1400 participants from Moscow and other Russian regions
• 29 speakers and honored guests from 6 countries (USA, Great-Britain, Germany, Indonesia,
Croatia, Estonia)
• 3 launched international projects
• 2 countries long-term partner relations via realization of international exchange programs


Program
August 21-23, 2014
8 public spaces




200 foreign and
Russian participants




40 presentations of
the best Urban
projects from the
participants




16 international
leaders of working
groups –
practitioners and
unique urbanists




8 international
projects of the city
development



10 relevant cultural
initiatives of
Moscow




1 Festival of culture
“Cities for Youth”




Festival «Cities for Youth»

August 23
One of the Moscow central parks
Park becomes a big “City for Youth” for 1 day:




25 entertaining and
informational areas,
presenting cities of the
world


100 best photos of best
world changes for the
people


10 unique art objects


20 professional urbanists,
presenting projects and
conducting work-shops

15 relevant amusements
for Youth


Expectations of the Forum - 2014
 8 international projects of public spaces’
transformation and development;
 Adaptation of the world's top initiatives for the
development of urban culture in Moscow;
 5 agreements on the implementation of long-term
programs of thematic youth internships and
exchanges;
 Attraction of foreign partners to implement
cultural projects in Moscow
Cities for Youth
We provide participants with the payment of accommodation in
Moscow, city-shuttle services and other required services according to
the program
You just have to cover the flight!

Program, registration and all recent information will soon be available on
our website www.cities4youth.org

Follow us! Twitter, Facebook, www.vk.com/cities4youth,
Instagram #Cities4Youth - check the # - use the # - be our part
already!
Please do not hesitate to contact us for any further information!
i.smirenko@mymfc.ru

See you in Moscow!
21-23 of August 2014

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