Mobilizing Youth Leaders on Human Rights and the SDGs: An ECOSOC Youth Forum Side Event for the Declaration of Human Rights by American YouthRegister here
DATE & TIME
Start Date & Time-
Tuesday, April 25, 2023
The UNA-USA Youth Observer and a representative from the US Mission to the UN will share how youth can prioritize human rights in the implementation of the SDGs, specifically through the Declaration of Human Rights by American Youth project. During this event, youth from any nationality present at the ECOSOC Youth Forum in person will have the opportunity to unpack the articles in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, discuss what issues are most important in their local contexts, brainstorm how the UDHR can be revised to reflect youth voices and modern issues, and contribute meaningfully to a new Youth Declaration.
- Opening Remarks
- Overview of Declaration of Human Rights American Youth
- The role of human rights in actualizing the SDGs & 2030 Agenda
- Stories of local youth action on human rights and the SDGs
- Facilitated audience feedback on the Youth Declaration
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