Y20 Summit Discusses Youth Empowerment, Future Fit, and Global Citizenship
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, October 17, 2020
The Youth (Y20) Summit was conducted virtually on October 15-17, 2020, concluding their activities for the year. The Summit was chaired by Mr. Othman Almoammar, Chair of the Y20 for 2020, Initiative Manager in Misk Foundation, and a member of Young Arab Leaders. The Summit was attended by delegates from more than 23 countries, representing the voice of youth. Discussions were focused on three main themes: Future Fit, Youth Empowerment, and Global Citizenship. These themes encompassed topics on inclusivity, youth leadership, post-COVID-19 opportunities, future skills, employment, entrepreneurship, multiculturalism, globalization, and sustainable recovery.
The Saudi G20 Sherpa, Dr. Fahad Almubarak, participated in the Y20 Summit, commending their role and perspective in enriching the G20 deliberations this year, and highlighting: “We believe that youth from around the world hold a very important role in forming not only their future but also the future of the planet. That’s why we are keen on hearing Y20’s recommendations for this year.”