Proceedings of the 2017 Vatican Youth Symposium

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Youth as Stewards of Our Planet for a More Fraternal and Supportive Society
Proceedings of the 2017 Vatican Youth Symposium
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SESSION I - WELCOME

Dr Betsee Parker
Baroness of Locheil Special Consultant to the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, Board Member SDG Center for Africa, President Huntland Foundation, President MacOwen Charitable Trust

Monsignor Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo - Introduction
Chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences (PAS)

Professor Jeffrey Sachs
Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) & Special Advisor to UN Secretary General, António Guterres, on the SDGs

Dr Anthony Annett
Climate Change and Sustainable Development Advisor, UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)

SESSION II - PEOPLE AND SOCIETY

Zeenia Kolah, SheSays

Joannes Paulus Yimbesalu, Hope For Children

Peggy Tse, Health Impact Fund (HIF)

Gabriel Marquim, Casa Vincular

Mariana Ruenes, SINTRATA

Lori Chen, Emergency Medical Services Volunteer

Anja Rabezanahary, International Fund for Agricultural Development & UNLEASH

Alejandra Acosta, HeForShe

Obinna Nnewuihe, Commonwealth Youth Health Network (CYHN)

General Discussion

SESSION III – FULCRUM OF FRATERNITY: FROM PARTITION TO PARTNERSHIP

Darshita Gillies, CEO, Blu Dot Advisory

Q&A

SESSION IV - PLANET AND ENVIRONMENT

Anthony Bucci

Teayeon Kim, UN Environmental Program (UNEP)

Margaret Koli, UN University & UN Human Settlements Program (UN Habitat)

Federico Brocchieri, Italian Climate Network (ICN)

Clayton Ferrara, Ideas for Us

Martin Meier, World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM)

General Discussion

SESSION V - PROSPERITY AND WORK

Gabriela May Lagunes, BBOXX

Maria Cristina Bagaforo, Bahay Pangarap Diocesan Shelter

Kevin Vuong, Agency for Public + Social Innovation & Her Majesty The Queen’s Young Leaders Program

Darshatha Gamage, Rotaract

Theresa Heindl, Weltwärts

Eman Borg, Her Majesty The Queen’s Young Leaders Program

General Discussion

Day 2

SESSION I - HARNESSING THE POWER OF YOUTH

Sam Nemat Vaghar
Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Millennium Campus Network (MCN)

Dr Alaa Murabit
UN High-Level Commissioner on Health Employment & Economic Growth

Siamak Sam Loni
Global Coordinator of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network - Youth Initiative (SDSN Youth)

General Discussion

SESSION II - PEACE AND JUSTICE

Verena Gruber, Defence Studies Department, King’s College London

Christopher Hale, The Pope Francis Project [

Mariyam Naufa, Women Democracy

Anca Gliga, United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY)

Malú Tarrau Broche, La Colmenita

Ariane Bukschat, WoMen Against Rape

General Discussion

SESSION III - PARTNERSHIPS AND SOLIDARITY

Edoardo Morgante, World Federation of the United Nations Associations (WFUNA)

Dominika Aleksandra Marcisz, Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA)

Peter Loewi, UN Major Group on Children and Youth (UN-MGCY)

Evangelia Symeonidou, Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA Europe)

Patrick Gage, Scalabrini International Migration Network

General Discussion

SESSION IV - UPDATES FROM THE 2016 VATICAN YOUTH SYMPOSIUM

Vanessa Berhe, One Day Seyoum

Molly Burhans, GoodLand Project

Sienna Nordquist, Red Light Emory

Adam Sheik, Aegis

Malav Sanghavi, LifeCradle

Winnie Mutevu, HAART 

General Discussion

Final Remarks



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