4th Y4PT World Youth Meeting (Y4PT Dubai 2014)

4th Y4PT World Youth Meeting
Y4PT Dubai 2014
www.y4pt.org/projects/youth-meeting/dubai-2014/

in the framework of

UITP Middle East & North Africa Region Congress and Exhibition
UITP MENA Dubai 2014
www.uitp-mena.com

Dates:

from 25 April 2014 until 01 May 2014*

Host City:

Emirate of Dubai
United Arab Emirates, Middle East
www.dubai.ae

Expo Dubai 2020 – www.expo2020dubai.ae

Venue:

Dubai International Exhibition and Convention Centre (DICC)
Metro/Bus Station: World Trade Centre

Host Company:

Roads & Transport Authority of the Emirate of Dubai
RTA Dubai
1st Honorary Founding Member of Youth For Public Transport (Y4PT) Foundation
www.rta.ae/dy4pt/

Y4PT Dubai 2014:

a World Meeting
on Sustainable Mobility
among
Dubai Youth (Y4PT UAE-Dubai Chapter),

MENA Youth &
Youth from other regions of the planet

PROGRAM**
(as of 12/04/2014)

The Y4PT World Youth Meeting series is the leading worldwide event aimed at addressing transport-related mobility issues from a youth approach. Under three core topics (Healthy Mobility, Youth Engagement & Smart Mobility), the fourth edition will be held in the Emirate of Dubai (United Arab Emirates, Middle East), from 25 April 2014 until 01 May 2014, in the framework of the UITP Middle East & North Africa Region Congress and Exhibition (UITP MENA Dubai 2014). Both events take place in parallel and are hosted by Roads & Transport Authority of the Emirate of Dubai (RTA Dubai).

  • Y4PT Youth Parliament:
    • Description: Deliberating over transport-related mobility issues from a youth approach and addressing resolutions to UITP Members and other major stakeholders worldwide.
    • Topic: How to engage young people in transport-related mobility issues? A particular focus on MENA Region. Sharing international experiences, lessons learned and best practices.
  • Discover Dubai:
    • A sightseeing tour to the most famous landmarks and most amazing landscapes in the Emirate of Dubai. A one-off opportunity to meet the local vibrant culture and rich heritage, and to experience first-hand the world-renowned Emirati people’s warm hospitality.
  • Y4PT Youth Lab:
    • Description: Putting forward youth-prompted feasible pioneering solutions for boosting transport-related mobility sector worldwide.
    • Topic: Many travel needs, one smart intermodal solution. Simplifying people’s mobility demands across all modes/means of transport. From mainstream mobility to smart mobility: Towards an internationally-renowned smart city, – Dubai’s vision for Expo 2020 -.
  • Technical Visit:
    • RTA Dubai-guided technical visits to the entire urban transport system (air/water/ground/rail-based), and major urban centralities in the Emirate of Dubai.
  • Official Launch of DY4PT Initiative & Celebration of the 1st Anniversary of Y4PT Foundation (Sunday, 27 April, 2014, from 06:00 P.M. to 07:00 P.M. at DICC – Exhibition Hall – Y4PT Stand):
    • Launching Dubai Youth For Public Transport (DY4PT) Initiative by Y4PT UAE-Dubai Chapterwww.y4pt.org/chapters/ – & celebrating the 1st Anniversary of Establishment of Y4PT Foundation, with RTA Dubai as its 1st Honorary Founding Member.
    • Speech by:
      • H.E. Mr. Mattar Mohamed AL-TAYERChairman & Executive Director, RTA Dubai
      • Mr. Alain FLAUSCHSecretary-General, UITP
      • Mrs. Alessandra GORINICo-Founder & Executive Director, Y4PT Foundation
  • Y4PT Quest Game – Dubai Edition:
    • Description: Experiencing local urban transport system in a pre-arranged scenario (resembling different types of urban transport users) and delivering youth-inspired recommendations for improving service.
    • Topic: Self-guided travel itinerary to the entire urban transport system (air/water/road/rail-based), and major urban centralities in the Emirate of Dubai.
  • Y4PT Exhibition Stand (a depiction of the Y4PT World Healthy Mobility Campaign):
    • Featuring the “Y4PT International Healthy Mobility Highway”, a bike-based simulator to encourage the use of “healthy” means/modes of transport.
    • Special Moment (Tuesday, 29 April, 2014, between 11:00 A.M. to 01:00 P.M. at DICC – Exhibition Hall – Y4PT Stand):
      • “Last triumphal stage” by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid AL MAKTOUM, the Crown Prince of the Emirate of Dubai (TBC).
      • Releasing Survey Report (results and findings after the Y4PT World Healthy Mobility Campaign: The “Filling Out The Survey” Challenge) – www.y4pt.org/projects/campaigns/healthy-mobility/modal-shift/world-2014/ -.
  • UITP MENA Dubai 2014 Closing Ceremony by Y4PT (Wednesday, 30 April, 2014, from 11:15 A.M. to 12:45 P.M. at DICC – Al-Multaqua Ball Room):
    • Final Act by Y4PT Youth Delegates coming from North Africa & Middle East (MENA) and other regions around the world. Based on all outcomes from Y4PT Dubai 2014 and introducing the “Y4PT International Healthy Mobility Year” (April 2014-2015); looking forward to UITP Milan 2015www.uitpmilan2015.org – and Expo Milan 2015www.expo2015.org -.

Further information on 4th Y4PT World Youth Meeting (Y4PT Dubai 2014) at www.y4pt.org/projects/youth-meeting/dubai-2014/ .

Meet all the Y4PT Youth Delegates at Y4PT Dubai 2014: http://www.y4pt.org/projects/youth-meeting/dubai-2014/delegates/ .

WORKPLACE: Reserved area for Y4PT Youth Delegates at Y4PT Dubai 2014 only: http://www.y4pt.org/projects/youth-meeting/dubai-2014/workplace/ .

Follow Y4PT on FacebookTwitter (@Y4PT)Google+LinkedIn and Instagram by using hashtags:

#Y4PT #healthymobility #youthmeeting #dubai #UAE #sustainablemobility #intermodality #publictransport #youth #health #RTAdubai #UITP

Contact person: Mrs. Alessandra GORINI, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Youth For Public Transport (Y4PT) Foundation; alessandra.gorini@uitp.orgalessandra.gorini@y4pt.org .

Y4PT at a glance: http://goo.gl/bhrMD8 .

* Y4PT Youth Delegates will arrive on 24 April 2014 and depart on 02 May 2014.

** Printable version: http://goo.gl/FBcnYw .

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