7:00 – 8:30 PM
Call to Order
Klevisa Kovaci, Program Manager, Friendship Ambassadors Foundation
Dr. Andrew Macdonald, Executive Director, Friendship Ambassadors Foundation
Alexandria Villaseñor, Climate Activist and Founder of Earth Uprising
Impact Challenge Finalists
Yumna Khan, Youth Development Specialist, Friendship Ambassadors Foundation
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.
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.
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.
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.