The 2nd WFUNA Global Youth Forum (GYF) will be held in conjunction with the 41st WFUNA Plenary Assembly in Vancouver, Canada. From 18-22 November, the Forum will provide a space for youth representatives from United Nations Associations Youth Sections and United Nations Youth Associations to meet, share best practices, find opportunities for collaboration and devise a plan to strengthen our Youth Network.
60% of the population of the Commonwealth is made up of people under the age of 30, which makes the Commonwealth Youth Forum a crucial platform if the Commonwealth is to be revived and made more relevant on a global stage.
The Startup Nations Summit (SNS) gathers a network of startup community leaders and policymakers from around the world to help better enable high impact entrepreneurship, especially through the identification of policy levers and smart public sector driven programs.
Agriculture is the age-old occupation in Africa and in many countries well above half of the Gross Domestic Product still comes from agriculture. Unfortunately, young people are not taking part in a way that will best provide current and future employment leading to financial sustainability. The good news is that innovators are helping to shift mindsets around farming and are rebranding agriculture as a “hot” career prospect where young people can seize opportunities as agribusiness leaders powered by 21st century technologies.