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(Part 4) Youth Forum 2016 - Economic and Social Council
2 Feb 2016 -  Economic and Social Youth Forum 2016: Youth Taking Action to Implement the 2030 Agenda. The forum will discuss ways in which young people can play an active role in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It will also address how the youth can best communicate on the Agenda, bringing on board the innovative use of social media and communication tools.
Chair: His Excellency Héctor Alejandro Palma Cerna (Honduras), Vice-President of the Council. Moderator: Mr. Lloyd Russell-Moyle, Major Group on Children and Youth. Address: Mr. Dan Price, Founder and CEO of Gravity Payments. Panellists: Mr. Aaron Sherinian, Chief Communications and Marketing Officer, United Nations Foundation, Ms. Valerie Lorena, Executive Director, Young Americas Business Trust, Ms. Ana Saldarriaga, President of AIESEC International Ms. Ruth Adewonuola, Youth Representative, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, presenting the “Jovem de Expressão Programme” from the Instituto Caixa Seguradora, Brazil. Discussants: Monsignor Agripino Nuñez Collado, President of the International Association of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions (AICESIS), Ms. Catherine Boucher, Education and Youth Department, International Organisation of la Francophonie, Mr. Vytautas Gapšys, Member of Parliament, Lithuania, and Member of the InterParliamentarian Union Forum of Young Parliamentarians, Mr. Sushil Ram, Programme Manager, Youth Division, Commonwealth secretariat.
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