The WHO Regional Office for Europe organized their first major event for youth – the inaugural Health and Well-being Forum for Youth that took place between the 25th and 27th of October 2022. The forum, its aim being to promote and encourage meaningful youth engagement in the WHO and UNFPA activities and to improve youth health and well-being, has taken place in the beautiful city of Tirana, Albania, the 2022 European Youth Capital.
YHO representatives actively engaged in the event by attending, facilitating and reporting on sessions as well as moderating and speaking at panels with many high-level speakers!
The outcomes of the forum include a youth statement, the announcement of an upcoming engagement mechanism for youth within WHO Europe and the commitment of the forum’s continuation in a biennial format.
The final Youth4Health statement