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ICA-AP Committee on Youth Co-operation

Empowering youth to deliver on SDGs by 2030

Written by Admin, 2018-03-22 09:14:20

The above-mentioned meeting was jointly convening by UNDP, UNV and ESCAP, in the UNCC on 11 and 12 January 2016. This brought together 30 experts on youth mainly from UNDP and UNV offices in countries across Asia and the Pacific. Discussions took place on the status of youth in the Asian and Pacific region and what interventions were needed to address challenges and build on opportunities in the context of the SDGs. Participants shared experiences on working to engage youth in a variety of initiatives and activities, ranging from youth parliaments to the promotion of entrepreneurship among young people. In addition, partnerships were strengthened and plans were discussed with regard to a follow up meeting in February 2016 in which young people would be invited to contribute to developing further initiatives aimed at youth and SDG delivery