The World Conference on Youth 2014 (WCY 2014) is taking place from 6-10 May, 2014 in Colombo, Sri Lanka with a focus on ‘mainstreaming youth in the Post 2015 development agenda.’ A team of twenty social media fellows (pdf) from around the world is spearheading the communication outreach efforts. Below is an overview of how to follow their reporting as well as the World Conference on Youth generally.

Following the social media fellows of the World Conference on Youth

Following the World Conference on Youth on Twitter

Conference hashtag #WCY2014

FOUNDATIONS

THEMATIC AREAS

AND OF COURSE:

#WCY2014selfies

Following the World Conference on Youth on Livestream

Following the 2014 World Conference on Youth

The URL for the livestream is:
http://learntv.lk/wcy-main.html.

The schedule is:


7th May, 2014

From 09:00 to 09:30 – WCY Main Event.

  • MAIN PLENARY: ‘Mainstreaming Youth in the Post-2015 Agenda – Looking Back

From 10:30 to 11:00: Roundtable Plenaries & Breakout Sessions. Foundations: Looking Back

  1. WCY Event 1: Achieving good Governance & Accountability.
  2. WCY Event 2: Inclusive Youth Participation at all levels.
  3. WCY Event 3: Youth Rights.
  4. WCY Event 4: Globalization / Inclusive Youth-led Development.
  5. WCY Event 5: Ending Systematic Inequalities.
  6. WCY Event 6: Gender Equality.
  7. WCY Event7: Empowering Marginalized Youth including Most at Risk young people.

From 14:15 to 14:45: Roundtable Plenaries & Breakout Sessions. Themes: Looking Back

  1. WCY Event 1: Realizing equal access to quality education.
  2. WCY Event 2: Full Employment & Entrepreneurship.
  3. WCY Event 3: Poverty, Eradication & Food Security.
  4. WCY Event 4: Promoting Healthy lives and access to Health.
  5. WCY Event 5: Environmental protection, Emergency preparedness & Youth centered Urbanization.
  6. WCY Event 6: Realization Peace, Reconciliation & Ending Violence.
  7. WCY Event7: Ensuring inclusive Recreation, Sports & Cultures.

8th May, 2014

From 09:00 to 09:30 – WCY Main Event.

  • MAIN PLENARY: ‘Mainstreaming Youth in the Post-2015 Agenda –What we Want

From 10:30 to 11:00: Roundtable Plenaries & Breakout Sessions. Foundations: What we want

  1. WCY Event 1: Achieving good Governance & Accountability.
  2. WCY Event 2: Inclusive Youth Participation at all levels.
  3. WCY Event 3: Youth Rights.
  4. WCY Event 4: Globalization / Inclusive Youth-led Development.
  5. WCY Event 5: Ending Systematic Inequalities.
  6. WCY Event 6: Gender Equality.
  7. WCY Event7: Empowering Marginalized Youth including Most at Risk young people.

From 14:15 to 14:45: Roundtable Plenaries & Breakout Sessions. Themes: What we want

  1. WCY Event 1: Realizing equal access to quality education.
  2. WCY Event 2: Full Employment & Entrepreneurship.
  3. WCY Event 3: Poverty, Eradication & Food Security.
  4. WCY Event 4: Promoting Healthy lives and access to Health.
  5. WCY Event 5: Environmental protection, Emergency preparedness & Youth centered Urbanization.
  6. WCY Event 6: Realization Peace, Reconciliation & Ending Violence.
  7. WCY Event 7: Ensuring inclusive Recreation, Sports & Cultures.

9th May, 2014

From 09:00 to 09:30 – WCY Main Event.

  • MAIN PLENARY: ‘Mainstreaming Youth in the Post-2015 Agenda – Taking Action

From 10:30 to 11:00: Roundtable Plenaries & Breakout Sessions. Foundations: Taking Action

  1. WCY Event 1: Achieving good Governance & Accountability.
  2. WCY Event 2: Inclusive Youth Participation at all levels.
  3. WCY Event 3: Youth Rights.
  4. WCY Event 4: Globalization / Inclusive Youth-led Development.
  5. WCY Event 5: Ending Systematic Inequalities.
  6. WCY Event 6: Gender Equality.
  7. WCY Event7: Empowering Marginalized Youth including Most at Risk young people.

From 14:15 to 14:45: Roundtable Plenaries & Breakout Sessions. Themes: Taking Action

  1. WCY Event 1: Realizing equal access to quality education.
  2. WCY Event 2: Full Employment & Entrepreneurship.
  3. WCY Event 3: Poverty, Eradication & Food Security.
  4. WCY Event 4: Promoting Healthy lives and access to Health.
  5. WCY Event 5: Environmental protection, Emergency preparedness & Youth centered Urbanization.
  6. WCY Event 6: Realization Peace, Reconciliation & Ending Violence.
  7. WCY Event 7: Ensuring inclusive Recreation, Sports & Cultures.

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Youthpolicy Team

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