European Development Days report

World Vision EU & Brussels Representation organised a High-Level Auditorium Panel “Millennium Youth”: Young people engaging in the universal sustainable development agenda 2015-2030 under the Citizenship thematic cluster. The panel was organized in partnership with SOS Children’s Village International, European Youth Forum, Ireland- National NGDO Platform “Dochas”, National Youth Council of Ireland, Latvia-National NGO Platform “LAPAS” and the Baltic Regional Fund-Anna Lindh Foundation. It brought together 11 young people from 5 different continents (Maruba-Zambia; Nour-Lebanon; Mairita, Edgars, Olga and Ralfs-Latvia; Emily, Ellen and Stephan-Ireland; Migena-Albania and Edgleison-Brazil) and three senior officials: United Nations Envoy on Youth, Mr Ahmad Alhendawi, Prime Minister of Latvia, Laimdota Straujuma, and Member of the European Parliament and Chair of the Development Committee, Mrs Linda McAvan, who discussed issues affecting children and youth and their generation around global citizenship, inclusion and inequality as well as growth and poverty eradication.