Kathmandu, May 13, 2016: A national youth conference is to be organized in Kathmandu with a focus on achieving sustainable development Goals (SDG).
The conference, to be organized by the United Nations Youth and Student Association of Nepal (UNYSAN) on 17th and 18th of September, 2016 will see participation of two thousand youths from around the nation including one each representative from all the districts in the country.
The conference will especially be focused on 17 different agendas for Sustainable Development Goals. Further, the programme will highly incorporate the spirit of National Youth Policy 2016, Youth Vision 2025 and the 10-year strategic plan.
All the participants from the different districts will conduct SDG oriented programmes on their respective districts.
â€œThe SDG aims to end poverty and hunger, achieve gender equality and ensure quality education for all among others. Leaders from different nations in the world have prepared a work plan for the same,â€ said Madan Rai, Vice President of UNYSAN. â€œPoverty alleviation in all its forms has been the greatest challenge for the world and poverty eradication is mandatory to achieve the sustainable development goal. In this context, the conference will be especially focused on the roles Nepali youths need to play to achieving SDG in Nepal and the contributions they need to make.â€
â€œFurthermore, the youths in the conference will discuss on the way how these 17 different aspects can contribute to achieving the issues on Millennium Development Goal (MDG),â€ said the press release issued by the organization.
The conference will also see work-paper presentations on achieving human right for all and reaching gender equality and empowering of all the women and children along with balancing of the three aspects of sustainable development i.e. financial, social and environmental sectors.