Assam to host the first Youth20 (Y20) Inception Meeting 2023

OV Digital Desk

Guwahati will host the first Youth20 (Y20) Inception Meeting 2023 from 6th-8th Feb 2023 under G20. The meeting will be held on the IIT-Guwahati campus. The Summit will provide an opportunity for the students to voice their opinions to the audience worldwide.

Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Shri. Anurag Singh Thakur will hold a ‘Youth dialogue’ with Y20 delegates followed by the launch of a white paper on various themes. Chief Minister of Assam, Shri. Himanta Biswa Sharma will also present research papers from students and academicians of Assam. In addition to this, Technical sessions and deliberations will be hosted at IIT Guwahati. Prominent speakers include Gen. VK Singh and Shri. GP Singh, Hima Das, etc. Further, an Ice breaking session will be held with Y20 delegates at Brahmaputra Sandbar island and eminent Singer Papon will perform at the session.

More than 150 Youth delegates from G20 countries are set to participate in three-day meetings. Over 12,000 college/university students are also expected to participate in these events. Every higher education institution in Assam will also be organizing an awareness drive at 10 nearby schools to sensitize the schools about G-20 groupings and functioning.

Y20 works with an aim to provide the youth with a platform to raise their concerns on contemporary issues. The Y20 Inception Meet scheduled for 6th- 8th February 2023 in Guwahati will lay the groundwork for programs of Y20 during India’s G20 Presidency.

*News Souce: PIB India*