The Role of Youth in the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals



The 2016 Winter edition tackled the role of youth leaders and professionals in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

During two days of plenary sessions and interactive workshops, we have explored where youth stand in all of these efforts–with emphasis on social ventures and innovation–amidst youth challenges such unemployment, lack of opportunities, and education.

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The United Nations is like a body, we make up that body. You are the arms and the legs that are carrying out these ideas and concepts into your countries. Youth are the heartbeat of your countries.
— Monique Coleman, 2016 Winter YA Keynote Speaker