Conference encourages youth to take the lead in transforming their societies

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the Economic and Social (ECOSOC) Forum: “Shaping Tomorrow’s Innovators: Leveraging Science, Technology, Innovation and Culture for Today’s Youth”. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

There are 1.2 billion people in the world between the ages of 15 and 24 — They are among those most affected by economic, social and environmental challenges, according to ECOSOC, the UN Economic and Social Council.

Focusing on the theme "Innovate your future," ECOSOC is hosting a one-day event for youth on the 27th of March at the United Nations.

Gerry Adams reports.

Duration: 2’46″

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