International Youth Conference - 6

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Editions of the International Youth Conference (IYC)

May 30-31, 2020
September 26-27, 2020
January 30-31, 2021
June 25-27, 2021
March 25-27, 2022
September 22-25, 2022

International Youth Conference - 1 | IYC 1

Regeneration: Youth Leadership in Rebuilding a Post COVID-19 Sustainable World with SDGS (May 30-31, 2020)

Organized by Generation Next and the Big Picture. In cooperation with UN-Habitat, UN75, Glo-Cha, TSW (The school of Writing), and the International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges.​ 

​The conference focused on the role and commitment of young leaders taking leadership positions from all the over the world to rebuild a post COVID-19 sustainable world. Following the conference a manual/ charter was drafted with all the solutions discussed to serve as a future guide to youth.

#BuildBackSustainable #YouthRebuildingWorld #WeTheYouth #IYC2020

International Youth Conference - 2 | IYC 2

High Level Youth Summit on Sustainable Development (September 26-27, 2020)

Organized by Generation Next. In cooperation with UN-Habitat, UN75, Glo-Cha, TSW (The school of Writing), and the International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges.​

IYC second edition Youth Lead #BuildBackSustainable was a great space for youth to share their stories and experiences with Sustainable Development. It had Youth Dialogue, Thematic Panel, and Expert Panel. Discussing different topics such as: Youth, Peace and Security. the right of marginalized youth, youth empowerment, Climate Action, and Covid-19 recovery.

#BuildBackSustainable #HLYS2020

International Youth Conference - 3 | IYC 3

New Normal - New Beginnings (January 30-31, 2021)

Organized by Generation Next. In cooperation with UN-Habitat, UN75, Glo-Cha, and ​Vanguard (Service Bridge Corp).

​The 3rd edition of IYC succeed in connecting 19,943 youth and created a community of impact in New Normal. Established a community of impact, highlighted committed actions on Climate Change, inclusive technology, inclusive education, decent jobs, advocacy, strengthening democracy and leveraging SDGs in this new normal, which was witnessed by 19,943 people.

​#IYC2021 #BuildBackSustainable

https://www.un.org/en/international-youth-conference-2021

International Youth Conference - 4 | IYC 4

Youth Together for a Sustainable Future (June 25-26-27, 2021)

Organized by Generation Next. In cooperation with UN-Habitat, UN75, Glo-Cha, and ​Vanguard (Service Bridge Corp).

With the main mottos of synergize, act, and impact. the 4th edition of IYC took place in Lake George, New York. It was also streamed online with total number of 54,810 live audiences and 4,394 registered participants.​

The conference focused on youth in action, why youth is important, and different Regional Sessions from: Asia, The Middle East, Africa, Americas, Europe, and etc.

​#YouthForFuture #IYC2021

​https://www.un.org/en/civil-society/international-youth-conference-4

International Youth Conference - 5 | IYC 5

For Planet & People ( March 25-27, 2022)

Organized by Generation Next and Office of Mayor of City of Cambridge. In cooperation with UN-Habitat, UN75, Glo-Cha, Vanguard (Service Bridge Corp), and United Nations Association (Columbia SIPA).

IYC 5th Edition we had the UN Youth Envoy Jayathma Wickramanayake and Mayor of City of Cambridge Sumbul Siddiqui engaging in live conversation with youth and answering their questions.

The agenda was specifically designed for youth who are interested in climate change and leaders in the field. Highlighting different themes: Food Security, Gender and Climate Action, Environmental Justice, Sustainable Entrepreneurship and different Regional Dialogus on Climate Action.

The event was based in Boston, New York. with of 394,608 live audiences and 12,000 registered participants.

#IYC5 #ForPlanetandPeople

​https://www.un.org/en/civil-society/international-youth-conference-5th-edition

International Youth Conference - 6 | IYC 6

Serve, Lead, and Innovate (September 22-23-24-25, 2022)

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Organized by Generation Next Network
In collaboration with United Nations Global Communications Civil Society Unit, and UN HABITAT 

 

https://www.un.org/en/civil-society/international-youth-conference-6th-edition