Program Highlights

Below are some of the program highlights from the 7th Annual Youth Assembly at the UN.

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The MDGs: All That

Committing Youth Leadership to the MDGs

4 – 6 August 2010
United Nations Headquarters
New York

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

8:00-9:45am * REGISTRATION
(YA Registration desk in the UN Lobby)

UN Deputy Secretary General Dr. Asha-Rose Migiro

or Chief of Civil Society Service, UN DPI Ramu Damodaran

Keynote Speakers

Oprah Winfrey and Alicia Keys, Invited

YA Leaders Presentation

6:30-9:00pm * SPECIAL EVENT

MDG CAMPAIGN NIGHT / Dinner

Optional Dinner and NGO Relationship Building event

Location: Pace University, Downtown NYC

Thursday, August 5, 2010

9:30 – 10:00am Ambassador Susan Rice, Invited

On Becoming a Youth Leader

UN and Global Leaders Panel: Propelling the MDGs Forward

• UN Staff – Patrick Haverman, UN/MDG staff

• NGO Representative – Goldman Sachs Foundation, Invited

• Tom Szaky, Terracycle

2:30 – 4:00pm * UN MISSION VISITS

4:30 – 6:00pm * IYC NETWORKING RECEPTION/EVENT

– Dag Hammarskjold Park

Including NGO Job Fair & Panel or Tables

with info on MDG Work at Universities

7:00-9:00pm * SPECIAL EVENT

INTERNATIONAL CULTURE NIGHT and Dinner

(Optional Dinner/Show)

Location: Pace University, Downtown NYC

Friday, August 6, 2010

9:30 – 10:00am * Morning Moderator: Francisco Eguiguren

Ishmael Beah

AuthorA Long Way Gone (A child soldier’s autobiography)

11:20 -12:00am * Education: Primary and Essential (2)

Ashley Schulyer, Africaid;

Maggie Doyne, Do Something!

3:45 – 5:45 * CLOSING

Moderator, Yin-Chu Jou

Under-Secretary-General Sha Zukang

Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Invited

8:00 – 10:00pm * SPECIAL EVENT

FAREWELL DINNER!

Optional Dinner and YA Closing & Networking Event

Location: TBA

Other Keynote Speakers & Events to Be Announced Soon!

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