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WELCOME

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.

ABOUT Y20

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 85% of the world GDP, 75% 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 Y20 2017 Summit in Berlin here.

WHEN & WHERE

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

1.
Global
Kick Off


Ecosoc
Youth Forum
jan 31st
United Nations

2.
Delegate
Selection
Process


jan-apr

3.
Breakfast with
Chambers
of Commerce


“Are we ready
for the future
of work?”
mar 23rd

4.
Diplomatic
Breakfast
Economy for
Sustainability


mar 28th

5.
Y20 Workshop
working groups
of Education,
Economy and
Digital Economy


apr 10th

6.
Youthspeak
forum


apr 20th
Buenos Aires,
Argentina

7.
Online
dialogues


may -> jul

8.
Regional
dialogues


may -> jul

9.
International
Youth Day


aug 12th

10.
Y20
summit


aug 13th -> 18th
Córdoba,
Argentina

11.
Social Innovation
Warehouse


sep -> 2019

THANKS

We take this opportunity to express our most sincere gratitude for your personal attention and support to the Y20 2018 Summit. We are confident that this meeting of young people will result in a meaningful dialogue about a better future.