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Inspired Youth Summit

Calling all YCI Members to apply to take part in IYS this year. Great chance to present your project and see how summits work. . . .

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UNITAR Youth Ambassador Asia Pacific Programme

Really looking forward to having the first cohort in Hong Kong in 2021 to take youth experiences up to the levels of government and business. Read more on our page and ask your school if they are nominating. https://www.itseducation.asia/sdg-youth-ambassador-programme.php . . .

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ITS Education Asia and UNITAR to Collaborate on Youth Ambassador Asia Pacific Programme

The United Nations Institute of Training and Research (UNITAR) and ITS Education Asia will jointly launch the UNITAR Youth Ambassador Asia Pacific Programme in Hong Kong and other cities in China. The 10-week programme empowers high school students to help our world build back better, greener, and stronger from the recent pandemic that swept the world. It trains the young people on sustainable development and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  “Youth are the driving force of social development and how we act together to advance the SDGs now determines their future, not ours,” says Mr. Danny Harrington, Managing Director of ITS Education Asia. “We are grateful to UNITAR for recognizing our unwavering commitment towards education for sustainable development and the furtherment of global citizenship of young leaders in Hong Kong, China and across Asia Pacific.” “Our engagement at UpLink, the World Economic Forum’s platfor . . .

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StartmeupHK 2021 Scaleup Impact Summit

Fantastic to be with InvestHK on Wednesday 26 May 2021 to hear our Changemakers presenting their ideas and appeals for change and for SDG action to the business community. Well done Alvin Wong, Aden Wong, Reese Wong, Audrey Yuen, Arthur Cheung, Charmaine Ng, Nicole Lee, Grace Z., Stefanie Lee, Katia Shek, Justin Cheng, Sophia Lawrance, Vanisa Chou, Christine Ren, Jayden Chung . . .

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UN World Oceans Day Event x Parley for the Ocean

On June 8, YCI students have been asked to join our celebration of Ocean Conservation.  Three schools (CIS, CDNIS and ESF Renaissance College) will lead the organisation of this two-part eventwith Parley, known for their work with Adidas to produce eco-friendly shoes. . . .

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Carbon neutral at WANBO

Jason Qiu presented his YCI Carbon neutral project to his peers at Island School. Kenneth Kwok ofKIDSforSDGs which supports YCI projects also spoke to the group. Report here:https://island.edu.hk/environmental-activist-kenneth-kwok-speaks-to-wanbo/ . . .

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YCI at World Humanitarian Forum

YCI Member Alvin Wong gets a mention for his initiative March to Your Beat addressing therapy for ASD at the WHF London 2021 hybrid event: https://www.whf.london/blog/innovation-50-towards-sustainable-development-a-youth-led-perspective   . . .

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Meet the Mentors - Ruth

Sustainable solutions come from creative problem solving, and this is the belief Ruth has held as she helps students become catalysts for change through the YCI program. The UN SDGs have informed her own goals as she continues to take small steps toward big changes in her circles of influence. The goals she is most passionate about are Good health and Well-being and Quality Education, be it as a Psychology teacher in the classroom, as a volunteer at her local church or as a member of Hong Kong’s Ethnic Minority community. Sustainable development can only be achieved if each person - no matter how young - is willing to do their part, and it is everyone’s responsibility to be informed and committed to making the world a more livable place. . . .

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