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Breakout Session on Africa - ECOSOC Youth Forum 2017
31 Jan 2017 -  Youth Forum 2017 organised by the Economic and Social Council.
This interactive session garnered input from the African youth dimension to inform the work of the 2017 ECOSOC Youth Forum and High Level Political Forum on SDG implementation. In addition, the discussion will aim to:
• Identify concrete policies that can foster youth engagement in the implementation of SDGs 1, 2, 3, 5, 9, and 14 of Agenda 2030.
• Outline the responsibility of young people in the attainment of the 2030 Agenda 2063.
• Provide guidance for effective youth engagement at all levels of decision making as well as to foster inclusivity.
• Raise continued awareness of the SDGs and the goals of Agenda 2063 to increase advocacy for collective action.
• Promote networking and exchanges among young people.
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