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SDSN Youth Webinar: Youth and Sustainable Development

Former Global Coordinator, Sam Loni interviews Prof. Jeffrey Sachs on the role of youth in sustainable development.

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SDSN Youth Webinar: Youth and Sustainable Development

SDSN Youth Webinar: Youth and Sustainable Development

Former Global Coordinator, Sam Loni interviews Prof. Jeffrey Sachs on the role of youth in sustainable development.

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Meet Our Leaders: The Importance of Addressing Inequality And How To Avoid Political And Social Unrest

Meet Our Leaders: The Importance of Addressing Inequality And How To Avoid Political And Social Unrest

SDSN Youth's Muriam Fancy interviews Prof. Joshua Castellino on the importance of addressing inequality and how to avoid political and social unrest

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MY World México Webinar: The role of young people in the implementation and monitoring of the 2030 Agenda

MY World México Webinar: The role of young people in the implementation and monitoring of the 2030 Agenda

Former Global Coordinator of SDSN Youth, Sam Loni is interviewed by Karol Arámbula.

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The Vatican Youth Symposium is back online for 2021!

Co-hosted by SDSN Youth and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences (PASS), the Vatican Youth Symposium (VYS) brings together youth leaders and experts to strengthen the global movement for sustainable development.

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Vatican Youth Symposium 2020 goes virtual!

Traditionally held at the Casina Pio IV in Vatican City, the 2020 VYS will take on a virtual format due to the constraints of the global pandemic. While we will miss convening within the walls of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, and the ability to connect in-person, this virtual format has granted us with the opportunity to reach an even greater audience. 

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Vatican Youth Symposium 2019 brings together 85 leaders to develop solutions for the SDGs

The Vatican Youth Symposium 2019 will take place at the Casina Pio IV in Vatican City on October 16. This year, it gathers more than 85 leaders and innovators to develop solutions and partnerships for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Vatican Youth Symposium 2018

SDSN Youth in collaboration with the Pontifical Academy of Sciences (PAS), will host the Vatican Youth Symposium at the Casina Pio IV in Vatican City. Youth Leadership for Integral Human Development - Laudato Si’ and the Sustainable Development Goals.

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2018 Vatican Youth Symposium

The 2018 Vatican Youth Symposium, which was jointly convened by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences (PAS) and SDSN Youth, brought together youth entrepreneurs, activists, and innovators for training in global development. The theme of the conference, which was Youth Leadership for Integral Human Development: Laudato Si’ and the Sustainable Development Goals, motivated participants to recommit themselves to partnerships for the 2030 Agenda and to their role as youth leaders for a brighter, better future.

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VYS 2017: Young leaders gather in Vatican City to tackle the world’s biggest challenges

Vatican City: On October 14-15, 2017 the Pontifical Academy of Sciences (PAS), in collaboration with the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and its Youth Initiative (SDSN Youth), will host the fourth edition of the Vatican Youth Symposium within the headquarters of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, the Casina Pio in the Vatican City.

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Mediterranean Youth Solutions Report

The Mediterranean Youth Solutions Report underlines the strategic role played by young people in this region, as a precious source of inspiration, innovation, and creativity for sustainable development.

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Climate Change Guidebook: Decade of Action

This “Climate Change Guidebook” is an introductory paper to climate change by the SDSN Youth's Climate Working Group. It is targeted at young people globally with the objective to give youth a comprehensive understanding of climate policy, technical solutions around mitigation and adaptation as well as climate inequalities.

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Food Systems Working Paper

How are we going to feed 10 billion people when we can't feed the current world population and the world has already reached the end of its boundaries? Explore with us in our Food Systems Working Paper.

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SDSN Youth Impact Report 2019-20

As 2020 marks the 5th anniversary of SDSN Youth, read our Impact Report 2020 to learn how we have been cultivating the next generation of leaders for sustainable development!

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Supporting Youth-led Innovation for Sustainable Food Systems

This publication offers a systemic analysis of sustainability in the food system, taking as its framework the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda of the United Nations.

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Youth Solutions Report 2019

The Youth Solutions Report covers 50 youth-led solutions contributing towards the SDGs.

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Youth Solutions Report 2018

The Youth Solutions Report covers 50 youth-led solutions contributing towards the SDGs.

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Youth, Peace and Security Report

This thematic paper to investigate the impact of climate change and ecological crises on the peace and security of young people.

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Youth Solutions Report 2017

The first edition of the Youth Solutions Report covers 50 youth-led solutions that are contributing to the achievement of the SDGs while showcasing the innovative approach that young innovators are taking in solving the challenges of sustainable development.

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Financing for Youth Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development

The book discusses how financial institutions, such as UBS Wealth Management, Manulife Asset Management and Moody’s Rating Agency are supporting the SDGs. The opportunities arising from Blockchain, Big Data, Digital Identity and cutting-edge FinTech and RegTech applications are explored, whilst the relevance of sustainable and transparent global supply chains is underscored.

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SDSN Youth Solutions Report Policy Brief No.1

Joint policy brief by SDSN Youth and The Social Investment Consultancy examining the positive effect of developing young people's innovative capacities for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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