To start, I think there needs to be effective training and toolkits for youth to learn from. I think that academic programs have been focused mainly on the theory and reasoning of ideas. This is an outdated way of learning. I think we're at the point where youth need to be taught/trained how to utilize what they learned in school; how to empower their ideas; and how to effectively present and defend it.
What do you think? Do you think youth should be empowered at a younger age, or do you think this could be done later in their lives?
I think you're right, Dilara. But, it's also a two-way street. I think government could provide more opportunities to engage youths at the local level: through community groups, school-government councils, etc. I know in Moldova we're working on strengthening local stakeholder engagement to the government's education reforms by creating and fostering these types of communities. The caveat, however, is that these groups are only as good as the people's involvement in them.
Design goverenance's opposite metric/maths to non-transparent, non-trustworthy, non sustaining of win-win-win, non-open, non-collaborative, non-accountable either at mass media level or direct interaction level. This maths has been sought since 2000 publication of unseeen wealth and health - brooking and georgetown. Unfortunately there is still no space moderated to integrate everyone's ideas on this. Worse I know of at least 10 big professions which sponsor lobbies to noise over an such attempt to open space. As yet we suffer from the gandhian - inconvenient truth problem of being primarily ruled by system that celebrate how much one most powerful iside in a value exchange takes from every other side every quarter. There are extremely few economists concerned with actually auditing next generation sustainability as more valuable than elder generation extraction.
One way to map back this need form 2030 now is make sure there is a young everything society inside the world bank - which societies exist so far - this valuing future of africans, of latin americans;... is there a young health society and young energy society and young agriculture society and a yong mobilise big data society for smallest producers etc
If so can the connector of each of these societies introduce themselves in one young society thread within colaboration space of youth summit?