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YOUth Summit on Activism and the Sustainable Development Goals

YOUth Summit on Activism and the Sustainable Development Goals

As part of One World Week, the National Youth Council of Ireland and Concern Worldwide would like to invite you to the:

YOUth Summit on Activism and the Sustainable Development Goals


Venue:  Camden Court Hotel, Camden Street, Dublin 2

Date: Wednesday, November 21st 2018

Time: 10:00am – 4:30pm


For: Activists - Young people and those who work with young people - Youth sector, Education sector, and Development Sectors


Age range: 15 years +


Introduction to the day…

  • The Sustainable Development Goals are 3 years old
  • Much work has been done but there is a lot more that we need to do
  • Young people have been recognised as a key stakeholder in achieving the SDGs
  • Ireland reported to the United Nations on the SDGs progress we are making at national and international levels at a meeting in New York in July 2018
  • Ireland also produced a National Implementation Plan 2018 – 2020
  • We need to move from policy to action
  • This Summit will hear from some of those taking action on the SDGs
  • This Summit will look at the issues and actions from a social, economic, and environmental perspective
  • Have YOUR voice heard!
  • This is YOUR opportunity to relay issues and solutions because young people are Generation2030 and it is YOUth who will live with the consequences of  what and how we achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
  • The Summit will showcase work done by young people on the SDGs and we will hear from young people and organisations who have taken action on issues affecting young people
  • There will be games, interactive discussions, opportunities to meet with others and have the chats and have some fun!
  • You don’t want to miss this day!!!


At this event:

  • You will participate interactively to learn more about Activism and the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • You will hear from young people about their personal experiences.
  • You will meet people and organisations who are taking action.
  • You will have the opportunity to discuss the issues and take away ideas for yourself/community/school/organisation.
  • You will hear about future opportunities to engage.

You can be part of this. Let’s Change the World!


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One World Week

One World Week 2018 takes place from November 17-25.


One World Week is a week of youth-led awareness raising, education and action where young people learn about local and global justice issues and are empowered to take action to bring about positive change.


Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 10:00