The time for doers has come. The official youth forum of the G20 is gearing up for a game changing summit that will be a turning point for the way youth face the challenges of the upcoming decades.

There are about 1.8 billion young people between the ages of 10 and 24 – the largest youth population ever. Y20 will focus on opportunities for the 21st Century, stressing the importance of education to promote development and prepare youth for the future of work.

Focusing on the development of a strong position paper and real impact social entrepreneurship projects, Y20 will gather +70 delegates from all G20 countries, engaging them in online dialogues, intensive work sessions and a historic summit.

The purpose of the Summit will be to explore the key issues and solutions we have as an international society in order to develop a better education that can help us be prepare for the challenges of the new creativity economical paradigm.


The Y20 is widely acknowledged as the most influential young leaders international diplomatic forum in the high-level G20 head of state summit.

The Group of 20 (G20) is the main forum for international economic coordination. The countries account for 90% of the world GDP, 80% of the international trade and ⅔ of the world’s population.

As part of the institutionalised dialogues with the civil society that take place before the G20 Summit, the Y20 is the only officially recognized platform for young people from across the G20 countries to discuss global problems, find solutions and finally submit them to the most important national leaders in the world.

Furthermore, Y20 2018 will be a game changer. For the first time since its creation, the Y20 will not only work on a position paper but will shake the board by delivering +20 social entrepreneurship projects that will have real impact worldwide.

Every delegate will bring their knowledge, experience, perspectives, dreams and passion to Y20 to create a space of representation and responsibility towards the common present and future, with the commitment of promoting the vision of young people around the world (which now adds up to 50% of the world population)

Access the position paper drafted at the Y20 2017 Summit in Berlin, here.


2018 is set to be one exciting year for youth worldwide.
The road to the Y20 Summit will be filled with events and work sessions, from Online and Regional Dialogues to a forum that will feature World’s Largest Lesson.

1. Online

apr 15th

2. Youthspeak

apr 20th
Buenos Aires, Argentina

3. Regional

may 25th - jun 5th

4. Y20

aug 13th - 19th
Córdoba, Argentina
The Summit
Find out what is going to happen and the expected outcomes of Y20 Summit 2018.
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Are you a sherpa? Check out the profiles and selection criteria for potential Y20 delegates.
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Check the updated calendar for more information about all the events.
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Task Forces
Looking for more information about the 4 cornerstone pillars for Y20 2018?
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Become a Sponsor and help us make Y20 a turning point for youth worldwide.
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We take this opportunity to express our most sincere thanks for your personal attention and support to the Youth 20 Summit 2018. We are confident that this meeting of young people will result in a meaningful dialogue about the future of education.