The Youth forum on sustainable development goals (SDG) was held in Moscow on December 19-22, 2018. The event was organized by the Association of public associations “National Council of youth and children’s associations of Russia” with the support of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs.
The event was attended by Arsenii Kirgizov-Barskii, Head of the SDG Platform of BRICS YEA, Youth Ambassador for Sustainable development goal №7 and Yulia Delukina, Head of the energy research Department for Brazil at the BRICS YEA Analytical Centre
The opening ceremony of the forum was held on December 20 in “MIREA”. The participants were greeted by the Chairman of the National Council of youth and children’s associations of Russia Grigory Petushkov, Head of the Department of international organizations of the Ministry of foreign affairs of the Russian Federation Grigory Ustinov, Assistant to the UN information center Irina Hajiyeva. Natalia E. Ryazanova, member of the expert Council of the IEA BRICS, was represented in the expert Council Of the youth forum of the sdgs.
YouthSDG forum was held in the framework of the project of the National Council of “Involvement of Russian youth in implementation of the Agenda for sustainable developmentuntil 2030 (UN) and sustainable development Goals”. The forum was attended by representatives of youth organizations, universities, as well as activists from various regions of the Russian Federation and youth ambassadors of the SDGs of Russia. The program of the forum included theoretical and practical educational blocks, as well as a competition of viral videos dedicated to the 17 sustainable development Goals.
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