Y20 Summit Themes Announced
The future of the world economy and humanity rests in the hands of the youth, states Anurag Singh Thakur, Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports when announcing themes of the Y20 summit, unveiling the logo and website at the curtain raiser event of Y20 Summit India
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Anurag Singh Thakur, Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports
The Youth 20 (Y20) Summit is an opportunity to allow the youth to provide constructive policy inputs and to utilise the platform to voice their opinions. For the next 8 months, there will be Pre summits on the five Y20 themes along with various discussions and seminars at different Universities across states in India in a run-up to the final Y20 Summit.
The themes chosen were as follows:
i) Future of Work: Industry 4.0, Innovation & 21st Century skills,
ii) Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction: Making Sustainability a way of life
iii) Peacebuilding and Reconciliation: Ushering in an era of No War
iv) Shared Future: Youth in Democracy and Governance and Health, Wellbeing &Sports: Agenda for Youth
Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Singh Thakur launched the themes of Y20 summit, logo and website in the Curtain raiser event of Y20 Summit India in New Delhi. Secretary Department of Youth Affairs, GoI Meeta R. Lochan, Dr Vijay Chauthaiwale, Mentor, Y20 Secretariat, India, Anmol Sovit, Chair for the Youth 20 Engagement Group and senior officers of the Ministry also graced the event. India is hosting the Y20 summit for the first time. Panel Discussion on 'How India can harness its youth population to be a superpower' was also held in the second session of the event.
Giving more details, Anurag Singh Thakur said, “The Y20 Summit is a unique opportunity to allow the youth to provide constructive policy inputs and to utilise the platform to voice their opinions for the world audience. The Youth 20 India Summit brings together the trustees of our future generations from across the G20 countries to deliberate, discuss and deduce innovative, sustainable and actionable solutions, especially in the realm of social development. At the Y20 Summit, India will not only speak; but also provide an audience to youth from across the world, to be heard in the world’s largest democracy amongst those young leaders geared up with the baton to the future.”
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