The first ever Y20 (Youth 20) Summit, which will be held on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in India, will focus on four key themes: future of work, climate change and disaster risk reduction, peacebuilding and reconciliation, and youth in democracy. These themes were launched on Friday by Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur in New Delhi. The Y20 Summit aims to provide a platform for young leaders to voice their opinions and provide constructive policy inputs for the world audience.
Y20 Summit Themes:
- The themes of the Y20 Summit have been chosen to reflect the urgent need for the world to adapt to changing times and ensure survival and thriving for all. The theme of future of work is particularly relevant given the ongoing technological advancements and shifts in the labor market.
- Climate change and disaster risk reduction is a pressing issue that affects everyone and requires immediate action. Peacebuilding and reconciliation, as well as youth in democracy, are also critical issues that need to be addressed by the global community.
Pre-summits and Discussions:
- Secretary of Youth Affairs, Meeta R Lochan, announced that there will be pre-summits and discussions on the Y20 themes along with seminars at universities in the run up to the final Youth 20 Summit.
- This will provide an opportunity for young leaders to come together and discuss the important issues that will be addressed at the summit.
The Y20 Summit is a unique platform for young leaders to come together and discuss important global issues. The themes of the summit have been chosen to reflect the pressing needs of the world, and the pre-summits and discussions will provide an opportunity for young leaders to share their ideas and perspectives. The summit is expected to be held in Guwahati and it is a great opportunity for youth to come forward and voice their opinions and provide constructive policy inputs for the world audience.
Written by IAS POINT