Washington D.C. cityscape at dusk with rush hour traffic trails

Tentative Venue:

New York University, New York City, USA

WHAT YOU CAN DO AT #YA25:

Learn | Connect | Act

Program Agenda

February 14, 2020, Friday

Opening Ceremony

7:00 – 8:30 PM
TBA

Call to Order

Introduction

Klevisa Kovaci, Program Manager, Friendship Ambassadors Foundation

Opening Address

Dr. Andrew Macdonald, Executive Director, Friendship Ambassadors Foundation

Keynote

TBA

Impact Challenge Finalists

Yumna Khan, Youth Development Specialist, Friendship Ambassadors Foundation

Important Announcements

Focus Areas

Human Development

Examine the intricacies of the human condition in a fast-changing world and brainstorm solutions on how to address major issues such as poverty, health, education, and various forms of inequalities.

Environment

Delve into an exploration of our world’s biggest environmental issues, including climate change, pollution, loss of biodiversity, as well as exciting new solutions such as renewable energy, green technology, and sustainable business, cities, and transport.

Peace

Learn the importance of including youth as stakeholders in achieving long term peace and stability and ways on how youth can have an impact in peacebuilding, plus other interrelated issues such as refugees and migration, human rights and institutions, and peaceful forms of civil resistance.

Technology

Discover the role of technology in addressing contemporary challenges, with an emphasis on exploring its positive as well as potentially negative implications and how youth can be prepared for new challenges on the horizon and beyond.

The 25th Session of The Youth Assembly

Registrations are now open.