Delegation of the European Union
to the United Nations - New York

Side Event: Youth Delegates' Perspectives for the Social Pillar of Agenda 2030

03/02/2020 - 19:52

13 February 2020 - Side Event for Youth Delegates at CSocD
Join Youth Delegates during the Commission on Social Development for an informal dialogue on their perspectives for the social pillar of Agenda 2030: Youth voices shaping our future. #EUatCSoCD
The informal dialogue seeks to sound out young people about their aspirations and expectations of global cooperation on the social pillar of the Agenda 2030, given their significant role in the implementation, monitoring and review of the Agenda. It will provide an opportunity to identify youth led solutions to address the challenges in achieving the social pillar of the Agenda 2030.

8.30 Registration
8.40: Welcoming by H.E. Ambassador Olof Skoog, Head of the European Union Delegation to the United Nations.
8.50: Opening of the interactive discussion. Introductory remarks by European Commission, DG Employment, Youth.
Youth delegates take the floor around some overall questions.

• What are good practices and lessons learned from mobilising young people in different regions of the world, which could be applied to their involvement in global problem solving to move forward the 2030 Agenda for the next decade?
• What you expect from the CSocD58 session?
• How do you think the participation of EU UN Delegates can be enhanced in future sessions?
• What are the main social challenges and opportunities that you can identify today?
• How do you think young people can contribute to the implementation of the social pillar of Sustainable Development?
• What are your main concerns regarding housing?

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