Provincial Conference on Youth and the Sustainable Development Goals in Province 2
DATE & Time: 2018-11-23 to 2018-11-23
Venue: Hotel Sita Palace, Janakpur
On November 23rd, the Provincial Conference on Youth and the Sustainable Development Goals in Province 2 was held in Janakpur. The conference focused on education, child’s rights governance and youth entrepreneurship for sustainable growth. At the conference, participants learned about the Sustainable Development Goals of Quality Education, Peace and Justice, No Poverty and Good Jobs and Economic Growth. Youth participants got the opportunity to engage with political leaders and experts to discuss the implementation of the SDG’s in Nepal. After the conference, a declaration bill was issued and an SDG Youth Network was formed for Province 2. Overall, 141 individuals participated, of which 19 there were women and 3 members of the LGBTQ community. The conference was held with support from CECI, Save the Children, the National Youth Council and Dish Media Network.