The first meeting of the Youth 20 Group will be held in Guwahati in February 2023

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The first meeting of the Youth 20 group as part of the G20 summit will be held in Guwahati from February 6 to 8, 2023.

An overview of the news

  • The Youth 20 (Y20) Summit is being hosted by India for the first time on the sidelines of the G20 Summit.

  • This is the first of several meetings to be held in India on five Youth20 themes in the run-up to the Youth-20 Summit.

  • The meeting will focus on five themes of the Future of Work – climate change and disaster risk reduction, peacebuilding and reconciliation, democracy and youth in health, well-being and sport.

  • Its objective is to find out the thinking of the youth and incorporate their suggestions in the policy proposals. It is an attempt to create a channel of contact between G20 governments and their local youth.

  • To engage Youth20 in a participatory and inclusive deliberative process, more than 50 universities/colleges from 34 districts of Assam will organise seminars, workshops, debates and panel discussions in their campuses from January 19 till the Foundation Meet.

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