Side Events at the 8th Economic and Social Council Youth Forum

Youth: Empowered, Included and Equal

8-9 April 2019
United Nations Headquarters, New York

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Date/Time/ Location
Title of Event
Organizers
Documents
Contact person
1. 08-Apr-19

1:15pm-2:30pm

CR-F
Harnessing demographic dividend through youth empowerment Permanent Mission of Egypt and UNFPA Concept Note; Flyer Mr. Sharif Egal

UNFPA

egal@unfpa.org
2. 08-Apr-19

1:15pm-2:30pm

CR-E
Institutional Youth Engagement in achieving the SDGs - Youth Actions and Voices Japan Next-Generation Platform for promoting SDGs and Japan Youth Platform for Sustainability Concept Note; Flyer Ms. Shizuka Morita

Government of Japan

shizuka.morita@mofa.go.jp
3. 08-Apr-19

1:15pm-2:30pm

CR-9
Remembrance and learning from World War II National Youth Council of Russia Concept Note; Flyer Ms. Guzal Khusanova

Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the UN

guzalek@yandex.ru
4. 08-Apr-19

1:15pm-2:45pm

CR-7
Human rights education Youth-Lab - Students and the United Nations working together OHCHR and Columbia University Concept Note; Flyer Mr. Ilya Novikov

OHCHR

inovikov@ohchr.org
5. 8 April 2019

1:45pm-3:45pm

CR-6
Youth Champions of Change to Expand Sustainable Impact in the Arab States UNFPA

UNDP
Concept Note; Flyer Mr. Samir Anouti

UNFPA

anouti@unfpa.org
6. 08-Apr-19

3:15pm-4:45pm

CR-B
Taking Action: Youth as Champions for Peace and Security UN-Habitat, UNODC, Alliance of the Americas Concept Note; Flyer Sharmaarke ABDULLAHI 

UN Habitat, Nairobi  

sharmaarke.abdullahi@un.org
7. 08-Apr-19

4:30pm-6:00pm

Room B
Future of Work, Entrepreneurship and Youth National Secretariat of Youth (SNJ), Global Attitude Institute Concept Note Rodrigo Reis

Global Attitude Institute

Rodrigo@globalattitude.org.br
8. 08-Apr-19

6:00pm-8:30pm

Express Bar
2030 SDGs World Simulating Workshop Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations and Imacocollabo Concept Note; Flyer Mr. Yota Kato

Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations

yota.kato@mofa.go.jp
9. 08-Apr-19

6:30-8:30pm

Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN
"Bringing the UN into Classrooms" - Youth Education and Participation as Tools to Change the World United Nations Association of Germany Concept Note; Flyer Mr. Felix Deist, United Nations Association of Germany

deist@dgvn.de
10. 08-Apr-19

6:30-7:30pm

CR B
How can youth be empowered to best leverage opportunities for quality jobs in agriculture? UNIDO, FAO Concept Note; Flyer Mr. Maudo Jallow

UNIDO New York Office

maudo.jallow@unido.org;
Ms. Sara Landstroem

UNIDO HQ

s.landstroem@unido.org;
Ms. Lisa VanDijck

FAO HQ

Lisa.VanDijck@fao.org;
11. 09-Apr-19

8:00-10:00 am

UNFPA Orange Cafe
ICPD at 25: On the Road to Nairobi and Beyond UNFPA

UNMGCY
Concept Note; Flyer Lucy Fagan

Commonwealth mmonwealth Youth Health Network

sdg3gfp@unmgcy.org
12. 09-Apr-19

8:30-9:45am

Permanent Mission of the Slovak Republic to the UN
Education and Equal Opportunities Permanent Mission of the Slovak Republic to the UN

Permanent Mission of Hungary to the UN
Concept Note; Flyer Mr. Martin Kovacik

Permanent Mission of the Slovak Republic to the UN

martin.kovacik@mzv.sk
13. 09-Apr-19

10:00-11:30am

CR.12
Relevant and inclusive education for young people on the move Permanent Mission of Ireland, UNHCR, UNESCO and IOM Concept Note; Flyer Ms. Lily Gray

UNESCO Office in New York

l.gray@unesco.org
14. 09-Apr-19

1:15pm-2:30pm

ECOSOC Chamber
Have your say! Empowering Youth to Support SDG 16 United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Hope for Education and Leadership in Afghanistan Concept Note; Flyer Mr. Gilberto Duarte

UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

gilberto.duarte@un.org
15. 09-Apr-19

1.15-2.30pm

CR-9
Access of youth to social rights: the role of youth NGOs and international institutions National Youth Council of Russia Concept Note; Flyer Ms. Guzal Khusanova

Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the UN

guzalek@yandex.ru
16 09-Apr-19

1.15-2.30pm

S-1522
Youth and Migration International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth (UNMGCY) Concept Note Ms. Amira Nassim

International Organization for Migration (IOM)

anassim@iom.int
17. 09-Apr-19

1:15-2:30pm

CR-8
The Rights Lab: Empowered to Participate

OHCHR

Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the UN

European Youth Forum

Concept Note; Flyer Ms. Alice Lixi

OHCHR

alixi@ohchr.org
18. 09-Apr-19

1:15-2:30pm

CR-12
Lisboa +21: Youth Consultation on effective youth participation mechanisms Portugese National Youth Council

Permanent Mission of Portugal to the UN
Concept Note Ms. Joana Estrela

Permanent Mission of Portugal to the UN

joana.estrela@mne.pt
19. 09-Apr-19

1:15-2:30pm

CR-5
The connecting tissue: young people’s role in decision-making to sustain peace

Permanent Mission of the Dominican Republic

Permanent Missions of France, Peru and Germany, and UNDPA, DPPA, UNFPA and the Office of the United Nations Secretary General Envoy on Youth

Concept Note; Flyer

Luz Andujar

Permanent Mission of the Dominican Republic

luzandujar@gmail.com

20. 09-Apr-19

1.15-2.45pm

CR-7
How the Private Sector empowers Youth in Morocco & across Africa Permanent Mission of Morocco +

Private Sector Delegation Event co-sponsored by the following:

Permanent Mission of Ghana

Permanent Mission of Senegal

Permanent Mission of Nigeria
Programme; Concept NoteFlyer Ms. Meriem El Hilali

Permanent Mission of Morocco

elhilali.un@gmail.com
21. 09-Apr-19

1.15-2.45pm

International Peace Institute (IPI)
Meaningful Inclusion of Young People as Drivers of Peace: Local Voices from the Field International Peace Institute (IPI)

UN Office of the President of the General Assembly (OPGA)
Link Ms Lesley Connolly

International Peace Institute (IPI)

connolly@ipinst.org
22. 09-Apr-19

3:00pm-4:45pm

CR-E
Investing in Youth-Led Organizations to Advance the Youth, Peace and Security Agenda: A Data-Driven Approach UNAOC

Permanent Mission of Finland to the UN
Concept Note; Flyer Ms. Vanessa Suen

UNAOC

vanessasue@unops.org
23. 09-Apr-19

3-5pm

CR-8
Youth & Industry 4.0: Implications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on the future of work and education UNIDO, ITU Concept Note; Flyer Mr. Maudo Jallow

UNIDO New York Office

maudo.jallow@un.org
24. 09-Apr-19

3:30pm-4:45pm

Permanent Mission of Poland to the UN
Youth Engagement and Mass Mobilization for Climate Action with the Power of Music and Technology IAAI, UNESCO, MOST, Friendship Ambassadors Foundation, Earthlanka, GLOCHA, Permanent Mission of Poland to the United Nation Concept Note; Flyer Miroslav Polzer, executive director

International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges IAAI

polzer@glocha.info

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