Source: The post is based on the article “Speaking Their Mind: Green, Clean And Peaceful” published in The Times of India on 16thMarch 2023.
Syllabus: GS 2 –Regional and Global Groupings
Relevance: About Youth 20 (Y20) Summit
News:The articles discuss the power of youth and the Youth 20 (Y20) Summit that will be held later this year.
About the Youth 20 (Y20) Summit
India will host the Youth 20 (Y20) Summit later this year on the sidelines of the G20 presidency. The Y20 Summit will host youth from across the world.
The Summit will provide an opportunity to express global youths’ vision, values and ideas to arrive at solutions that will be shared with G20 leaders.
Five key themes have been chosen for Youth 20 (Y20) Summit –a) Future of Work: Industry 4. 0, Innovation & 21st Century Skills, b) Climate Change & Disaster Risk Reduction, c) Peacebuilding and Reconciliation, d) Shared Future: Youth in Democracy and Governance, and e) Health, Wellbeing and Sports: Agenda for Youth.
What is the significance of Youth 20 (Y20) Summit?
Youths around the world play an important role in bringing changes in science, sports, technology, business, politics, environmental sustainability and innovation.They provide local solutions to global socio-economic problems.
India’s youth will also bring changes in social, economic, environmental and technological innovation. India’s youth lead in all aspects whether it be a social cause or a billion-dollar startups.
Further, Indian ethos encourages youth to look beyond personal interests towards global problems such as getting united for a more equitable, sustainable, inclusive, intergenerational, progressive and peaceful world.
Indian youths are the network to drive change and developnew ideas for Amrit Kaal.Youth will play a pivotal role in making India a developed nation by 2047.
Hence, Youth 20 (Y20) Summit will act as a platform for the youths from all over the world to express their visions and solutions towards global problems.