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Event Date Wed Jun 9 EDT - Thu Jun 10 EDT (5 months ago)
Location Virtual
Region Americas

Established in 2013, the Youth Summit is an annual event hosted by the World Bank Group (WBG) to engage with youth globally on the most pressing topics facing our generation. The WBG Youth Summit is an affiliate of the Youth-to-Youth (Y2Y) network, the largest volunteer organization at the WBG, which aims to inspire and empower youth within and outside the institution.

The primary goals of the Summit are to:
1. Empower youth to explore innovative ideas to tackle development challenges​
2. Provide youth with the tools to build and engage in impactful projects​
3. Promote dialogue between youth, the WBG, and other key stakeholders globally

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Partners

• Onchocerciasis Control Program (OCP)
• Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI)
• Consultatuve Group for Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
• The Carbon Fund
• The Global Environment Facility (GEF)
• Roll Back Malaria
• Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP)
• Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
• Financial Sector Reform and Strengthening Initiative (FIRST)
• Education for All
• Global Water Partnership
• infoDev
• Global Development Learning Network (GDLN)
• Haiti Reconstruction Fund (HRF)
• Harmonization for Health in Africa (HHA)
• Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR)
• Water and Sanitation Program (WSP)
• Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA)