On the evening of June 4, 2015 in Paris, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) will launch a new initiative, SDSN Youth (SDSN-Y). SDSN-Y to empower youth globally to create sustainable development solutions, and its launch will serve as a timely occasion to reflect on the role of youth in implementing the SDGs.

The launch event will feature addresses from the following speakers:  Soo-Hyang Choi, Director of the Division for Teaching, Learning and Content, UNESCO; Tarja Halonen, Former President of Finland; Fulya Kundaklar, SDSN Youth Representative – Turkey Network; Siamak Sam Loni, Global Coordinator of SDSN Youth; Johan Rockström, Executive Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre; Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN); and Laurence Tubiana, Special Representative for the 2015 Paris Climate Conference and French Ambassador for Climate Change.

The presentations will be followed by an audience Q&A and reception. The event is free and open to the public, though RSVP is required at sdsn-y.eventbrite.com.

We encourage you to submit questions to our distinguished speakers before the event by posting your questions on Twitter using #SDSNYouth or email them to youth@unsdsn.org.

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