2014 International Youth Day Summit

Description

In celebration of International Youth Day, ADB, in partnership with AIESEC, the global youth network, is organizing the 2014 International Youth Day Summit (IYDS). In support of the theme, “Empowering Youth to Achieve Great Expectations,” the event will include the launch of ADB Great Expectations video series and a series of youth leadership activities. 

Objectives

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able:

  • To inspire youth to aspire for a better future for themselves and for Asia and the Pacific
  • To empower youth to achieve their aspirations by building their capacity and leadership
  • To mobilize young people to support the continuing development of their communities and of the region

Target participants

300 youth leaders, representatives from civil society organizations, and ADB staff

Resource speakers

Noted speakers in this workshop include ADB's Vice-President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development Bindu Lohani, Department of External Relations Principal Director, Satinder Bindra, CNN Hero of the Year for 2009, Efren Penaflorida, and 2012 International Children's Peace Prize Laureate, Kesz Valdez.