Youth for Sustainable Development Goals

The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network Youth Initiative (SDSN-Y) is excited to invite you to "Youth for SDGs" to celebrate the role of youth in shaping the post-2015 agenda and to examine means of effective participation in the implementation phase. At the event, SDSN-Y will highlight activities from its #KnowYourGoals campaign, examine the role of youth in implementing the SDGs, and identify opportunities for collaboration in a shared platform for youth engagement. Presentations will be followed by a short film introducing the SDGs and a networking reception. 
Keynotes speakers include:
- Ahmad Alhendawi, United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth
- Siamak Sam Loni, Global Coordinator of SDSN Youth.
- Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the SDSN and the Earth Institute
- Noëlla Richard, Youth Policy Specialist at UN Development Programme (UNDP)
This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required for attendance; you must RSVP by Sep 17 if you do not have a Columbia University ID. Please send any questions to