2004 Youth Summit on Sustainable Development

Starting Date: 04-18-2004
Ending Date: 04-30-2004
Address

New York City
United Nations (CSD 12)
New York, New York 11228
United States
646-322-9407
Description
“I want to be a professional activist.”

“I don’t want to be a professional activist, but I want to make a difference.”

“I want to meet other young people and professionals that want to make a difference too.”

“I want to join a delegation to the UN and tell governments what young people care about.”

“By the way, what is sustainable development?”

Sound like something you’d say? Join us at…

The 2004 YOUTH SUMMIT on SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

A two-week, pro-social extravaganza with events open and free to young people from around the world during the 12th meeting of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-12)


FEATURING
CAREERS FOR TODAY and TOMORROW: An exploration of the sustainable development job sector featuring organizations and companies from government, civil society (NGO’s), the private sector, science, academia, and international organizations.

AGENTS OF CHANGE: A special opportunity to join the SustainUS delegation to the UN Commission on Sustainable Development. No experience is necessary, but space is limited. Contact Jeremy@SustainUS.org
for an application and more information. Be an ambassador for the future!

YOUTH IN ACTION: A journal of sustainable development best practices, compiled by SustainUS, featuring…YOU. Share how you or someone you know has made a difference: send submissions to Steve@SustainUS.org
.

Register here!

TENTATIVE AGENDA
Sunday, April 18: SustainUS CSD-12 “Agents of Change” Delegation meeting. Time and Location: TBA

Monday, April 19: CSD-12 convenes. Time 8:00 a.m. Location: UN conference building

TBA: Concert for Peace. Location: Dag Hammerskj÷ld Plaza, E 57th/1st Ave.

TBA: Premiere of “2 Weeks in Johannesburg,” a full-length documentary on conference culture at the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development

FRIDAY, April 23 – CAREERS FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW.
Location: UN Church Center. 777 UN Plaza, NY, NY
Time: 1:00 Panel: What is Sustainable Development? What is SustainUS?
Time: 2:00 Employer Panels and Presentations (themes tentative. select 1):
- Government, NGO, Business, and Int’l Organization Approaches to Sustainable Development
- Intergenerational Perspectives on Sustainable Development
- Economic, Environmental, and Social solutions to 21st Century crises
- Technological Improvements or Lifestyle Changes? Complementary or Supplementary Approaches to Sustainable Development
- International Perspectives on Sustainable Development

Time: 3:00 Open networking, tabling, and career fair.



Saturday and Sunday – social and educational activities (field trips, parties, speakers, discussions etc.) Times, locations, details TBA


TBA: Press Conference and release of “Youth in Action” publication.

Friday, April 30: CSD-12 adjourns, 6 p.m.

Friday, April 30: Party. 9 p.m. Location: TBA

Employers can register for the career fair here. E-mail SustainUS at CareerFair@SustainUS.org
if you have any questions.
Geographical Scope: International
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