SDGs Youth Summit 2023: Youth Empowerment for the SDGs

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  • DATE / TIME:
    2023•09•09    14:35 - 16:00

    UNU-IAS will organise a session at the SDGs Youth Summit 2023 on the theme “Youth Empowerment for the SDGs — UNU-IAS Stakeholder Dialogue”. It will discuss challenges and opportunities to enhance meaningful youth participation in policymaking. The event will be held with the support of the Global Environment Outreach Center (GEOC).

    Participation & Registration

    This event will be held at the 1F Annex Space at UNU Headquarters. To participate, please register by 7 September (23:59 JST).

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    This event will be held in English.


    14:35–14:40 Opening Remarks

    14:40–15:45 Panel Discussion

    Moderator: Jyuri Michino (Programme Assistant, UNU-IAS)


    • Akio Takemoto (Head of Programme and Administration, UNU-IAS)
    • Tarek Katramiz (Project Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University)
    • Ryoga Hiroki (RCE Yokohama)
    • Alexandra Marie Naval Sumaway (Student, UNU-IAS) 
    • Keisuke Midori (Section Chief, Ministry’s Secretariat, Office of Environmental Education, Ministry of the Environment of Japan)
    • Yurika Morii (Chief Secretariat of Policy Proposal Department, Japan Youth Platform for Sustainability)
    • Haruko Shimonishi (Student, Faculty of International Liberal Arts, Soka University)

    15:45–15:55 Way Forward

    15:55–16:00 Closing