Selected youth representatives and moderators of Global Youth Summit 2018 convened at Mall of Asia Annex Building for the final deliberations of policy recommendations addressing six SDGs: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions; Good Health and Well Being; Affordable and Clean Energy; Gender Equality – Women Empowerment; Partnership for the Goals; and Decent Work & Economic Growth – Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship.
Through the policy recommendations, Global Youth Summit 2018 aims to promote youth’s engagement in contributing to the 2030 Agenda through innovative youth ideas that can provide long-term solutions to real-life problems and challenges in the 21st Century.
SM Cares and Global Peace Foundation, co-organizers of Global Youth Summit welcomed more than 100 youth leaders from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao who co-created the policy recommendations that will be handed over to relevant agencies and institutions at the Global Youth Summit Main Event Mall of Asia Arena on August 25.
Distinguished speakers for this year’s pre-event include: Masbate Vice Gov. Kaye Revil (President, Lady Local Legislators League of the Philippines), Teacher Nelia Cruz Sarcol (Founder, Center for International Education British School), Atty. Benedict Nisperos (Managing Director, Global Development Partners), Mr. Jeffrey Manalo (OIC Director IV, Public-Private Partnership Center of the Philippines), Ms. Jocelyn Remigio (Program Director, All Lights Village Project), Dr. Florida Labuguen (Executive Director, PSNEI), Mr. Rey Martin Runtgen Del Rosario (Chairman, International Peace Diplomacy Corps)