Pune To Host Fourth Y20 Consultation Meeting
Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting and Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Anurag Singh Thakur, will be the keynote speaker at the 4th Youth 20 (Y20) Consultative Meeting to be held on March 11 at Symbiosis International University (SIU). in Laval. Sundeep Waslekar, president of Strategic Foresight Group, will be the keynote speaker.
Y20 is the official consultative forum for young people from G20 member countries to engage in dialogue. The theme of the fourth Y20 consultation is "Peacemaking and Reconciliation: The Beginning of an Era Without War: The Philosophy of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam," a statement from the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports said.
The six sub-themes of the workshop are 'Politics of Vikas' in India as a mediator for conflict resolution, climate protection, conflict and gender reform, education, legal reform which is necessary for social change and future work. The speakers are international and national youth working in the fields of gender justice, human rights advocacy, representatives in UNESCO's SDG4 youth network to transform education and committed to social development through democratic leadership and legal reform to build peace. The audience will include young delegates, competition winners, guests and students from India and G20 countries,” the statement said.
Indian and international students will host a cultural program on March 10 with activities by local artists, product launches by local NGOs and pilot villages to showcase Indian handicrafts.
A two-day motion picture workshop will be held at SIMC from March 9-10, organized by Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication (SIMC), Press Information Bureau (Mumbai) and National Film Development Corporation, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. . lavale K Shridhar Iyengar, Director, National Film Development Corporation, and his team of experts will mentor 25 women between the ages of 18 and 35 in a workshop as part of the International Women's Day initiative. The young woman is from a rural area around Pune and was adopted by SIU as part of their outreach programme.
The G20 or Group of Twenty is an intergovernmental forum consisting of 19 countries and the European Union. India took over the G20 presidency from India on 1 December 2022 and will hold the country's first G20 leaders' summit in 2023.