UN Young Changemakers Conclave to be held on October 27 in Mumbai
Incepted in 2011, the UN Changemakers Conclave has hosted speakers such as Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, former RBI Governor Dr Raghuram Rajan & Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
The Young Changemakers Conclave was founded in 2011 as a platform to enable young India to engage with leaders from the field of politics, media, technology, social activism and the arts. Till date this initiative has hosted 100+ speakers including world leaders, young politicians, thinkers, inventors and entrepreneurs. 15,000 selected changemakers have attended so far.
The UN Changemakers Conclave has hosted speakers such as Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, former RBI Governor Dr Raghuram Rajan & Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Till date, 18,000+ participants have been curated to participate in the dialogue UNYCC is an initiative by the United Nations Information Centre for India & Bhutan and X Billion Action Lab.
Now the platform has evolved to explore how to creatively address systemic challenges such as unemployment, resource depletion, over population, human rights violation, lack of access to quality health care and education to ensure India’s next billion people are able to lead a quality life. Technology and enterprise are important enablers for which one requires re-imaging not only the solution but the problem itself in the context of modern times.
The theme of this year’s conclave is “Re-imagining Impact” in the digital age and will explore topics as such as “Re-imagining Content”, “Re-imagining Society”, “Re-imagining Start-ups”, “Re-imagining Money” and “Re-imagining Conflict”.
This year the line-up of speakers include: Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah, Radhanath Swami of ISKCON, India Country Head of World Bank Junaid Ahmad and President of DailyHunt Umang Bedi.
The event will be held on 27th October 2018 in Mumbai.
For more information, you can visit www.youngchangemakersconclave.in.
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