Good morning, first of all let me thank the organizer of this Forum for the opportunity of being here and closely collaborate with them on. POSIZIONE TITOLI e SLIDE DI GQUTRAING TRA LA 9 E LA 10
CUTA 2008: Alessandra Gorini Presentation
UITP YOUTH PROJECT CUTA YOUTH FORUM SUMMIT THE FUTURE OF THE WORLD BELONGS TO THE YOUNG
They will shape it, mould it, and own it. Their presence will guarantee a world full of new concepts and ideas .
FOSTERING YOUNG PEOPLE PRESENCE AND TRUST IN PUBLIC TRANSPORT ORGANIZATIONS <ul><li>The January 25th 2008 edition’ s of the Financial Times Special Report titled: </li></ul><ul><li>«Youthful force for change in society» </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Many young people are problem solvers but need more support for their initiatives’ </li></ul>
OUR PRIORITIES: <ul><li>Youth and Public Transport have been a top priority on the General Secretariat agenda since 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>The Youth Project leads public transport organizations to recognize that young people are essential for Public Transport and helps young people to think of PT as a critical component of their lives </li></ul>
<ul><li>clients of the future </li></ul><ul><li>fresh and future minds </li></ul><ul><li>new ideas </li></ul><ul><li>new concepts </li></ul><ul><li>strong will to change </li></ul><ul><li>enthusiasm </li></ul>YOUNG GENERATIONS FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
F OUR MAIN ACTIVITY AREAS: 2 3 1 4 WORKSHOPS YOUTH AWARDS INTERNSHIPS FOR YOUTH COOPERATION WITH INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS
VENICE SEMI FINAL YOUTH PROJECT AWARD - FIRST EDITION
LTA Singapore - VR 10 South Africa-Gautrain-Gautrain Kids The Netherlands-HTM-Drawing the line FINAL WINNERS :
<ul><li>SECOND EDITION </li></ul><ul><li>Prizes to: </li></ul><ul><li>best young manager </li></ul><ul><li>best projects </li></ul><ul><li>Semi-finals in Milan during the second sustainable development conference 22 nd -24 th October </li></ul>1 YOUTH AWARDS
TIME SCHEDULE FROM NOW ON: Dead line for receiving the Projects: End of August 2008 Creation of an International Jury for the contest Regional Awards: before end 2008 Best Practices Guide: February 2009 Final Awards: Vienna 2009 1 YOUTH AWARDS
<ul><li>Fulfilling youth expectations on best practises on marketing and management techniques in front of youth expectations and behaviours : </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing How to deal with youth expectations, value and benefits. How they can integrate PT as a major part of their choices for a better life </li></ul><ul><li>Human resources Human management techniques related to youth needs and behaviors. How to train the staff to work with the youth, to take into account the youth </li></ul><ul><li>Security How to face youth expectations on security </li></ul>2 WORKSHOP
<ul><li>Gaston Melo Medina head of Televisa , the largest media conglomerate in latin america and Espacio Vanguardia , a non profit civil association baked by televisa and other major mexican companies, will be our keynote speaker. </li></ul><ul><li>Espacio Vanguardia seeks to foster links between the productive and education sectors, promote the formation of competitive students, is creator of a network of youth forum which brings together the most important sector of society, government, business, and higher education institutions. </li></ul>2 WORKSHOP
<ul><li>Immediate reaction from many companies: </li></ul><ul><li>TMB Barcelona </li></ul><ul><li>HTM The Hague </li></ul><ul><li>Mosgortrans Moscow </li></ul><ul><li>Ramboll Management Copenhagen </li></ul><ul><li>RATP, Paris </li></ul><ul><li>Wiener Lienen, Vienna </li></ul><ul><li>Stadtwerke Osnabrück AG, </li></ul><ul><li>TPF, Fribourg </li></ul><ul><li>Asstra and Met.Ro, Rome </li></ul>3 INTERNSHIPS FOR YOUTH:
State of the art… « PILOT PROJECT » Some companies will organize an exchange between young managers before vienna congress Creation of a Booklet with the Guidelines for the internships, ready for Vienna Congress’ presentation UITP will work on rules to direct future internships
The aim is to extend the connection with different organisations, in order to create more extended networks all over the Regions of the world. <ul><li>COOPERATION WITH INTRERNATIONAL </li></ul><ul><li>ORGANIZATIONS : </li></ul>
Youth and Transport in public spaces “ making aware” events (UITP/UNESCO) in terms of youth questioning, in one or more transport spaces in Paris and in Brussels. Creation of a UITP/UNESCO “Awards” for Ethics Behaviour of PT Actors towards youth 4 COOPERATION WITH UNESCO:
UITP AND UNESCO <ul><li>OUR LONG TERM OBJECTIVE </li></ul><ul><li>Signature of a </li></ul><ul><li>Memorandum of Understanding </li></ul><ul><li>during the UITP Vienna Congress in 2009, after the collaboration’s events planned in the next months . </li></ul>4 COOPERATION WITH UNESCO:
4 ROUTES TO COVER + ONE MORE…. <ul><li>THE YOUTH PARLIAMENT </li></ul><ul><li>INITIATIVE </li></ul>
UITP YOUTH PARLIAMENT IN KARLSRUHE: 13-15 - February 2008 IT Congress and exhibition <ul><li>A group of 11 students coming from the LDV School interacted during the entire Congress , with Members and exhibitors, to put the first basis of a future « UITP Youth Parliament ». </li></ul><ul><li>They have presented their statements and wills on PT at the Closing Ceremony of the Congress. </li></ul>
YOUTH PARLIAMENT IN THE AFRICA REGION Johannesburg 26-28 of April 2008 <ul><li>During the UITP Marketing and Communication Seminar held in </li></ul><ul><li>South Africa, a group of 14 students from the Gauteng Region, has </li></ul><ul><li>worked very actively on the second Report of the </li></ul><ul><li>Youth Parliament </li></ul>
UITP YOUTH PARLIAMENT : from Helsinki to Vienna « The Youth Vision Of Public Transport » Presentation of a new document, based on the recollection of their statements and feelings…
Key facts on Youth Parliaments: <ul><li>Helsinki, Karlsruhe, Johannesburg, Istanbul, Vancouver: only some of the Youth Parliament international meetings. Future will bring us to Taipei, Milan, Guadalajara. </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusions and proposals to be handed in to authorities and decision makers </li></ul><ul><li>“ Youth vision on Public Transport” collecting youth observations and proposals will be presented at the Vienna Congress in 2009. </li></ul>
For further information and details please contact Alessandra Gorini Project Coordinator [email_address] ARE YOU INTERESTED?
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