United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
4 – 5 PM
Rotunda, Low Memorial Library
This World Leaders Forum program featured an address by Jayathma Wickramanayake, United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth. This was followed by a question and answer session with the audience.
Moderated by Vishakha N. Desai, Vice Chair of the Committee on Global Thought; Senior Advisor for Global Affairs to the President; Senior Research Scholar, School of International and Public Affairs
Video of the World Leaders Forum event is available:
Special Workshop for Students: “Youth Leading Change: The UN Imperative”
In advance of the above World Leaders Forum, the Undergraduate Committee on Global Thought presented a workshop with CGT Academic Director Laura Neitzel and CGT Project Manager and Researcher Darlene Dubuisson on Friday, September 13, from 2 – 3pm in the Trustees Room of Low Library. This workshop was open to students from all schools at Columbia University.
- “UN Youth Envoy addresses increasingly “disruptive power of youth” at Columbia World Leaders Forum,” Columbia University Spectator, September 18, 2019