United Nations High-level Meeting on Youth

High-Level Meeting on Youth

As part of the International Year of Youth, the General Assembly will hold a high-level meeting on youth on 25 and 26 July 2011. The high-level meeting will have as its overarching theme “Youth: Dialogue and Mutual Understanding”.

The high-level meeting will comprise two consecutive informal interactive round tables on 25 July 2011 and two plenary meetings on 26 July 2011. The round tables will be chaired by Member States at the invitation of the President of the General Assembly and will address the following themes:

  1. Round table 1: Strengthening international cooperation regarding youth and enhancing dialogue, mutual understanding and active youth participation as indispensable elements towards achieving social integration, full employment and the eradication of poverty;
  2. Round table 2: Challenges to youth development and opportunities for poverty eradication, employment and sustainable development.

For more information about this event, please visit:http://social.un.org/youthyear/high-level-meeting.html