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 UN New Media PeaceeverTV special report: The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum was held on 7 and 8 April 2021.
 
The Forum was organized by the UN Department of Economic Affairs (UNDESA) in collaboration with the Office of the Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth (OSGEY), the Major Group for Children and Youth (MGCY), the International Coordination Meeting of Youth Organizations (ICMYO) as well as partners in the UN system.
 
The first day of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum was chaired by the Munir Akram President of (ECOSOC) and delivered a keynote speech.UN Secretary-General António Guterres,Volkan Bozkir President of the 75th UN General Assembly and the Jayathma Wickramanayake,UN Secretary-General Envoy on Youth delivered speeches respectively to congratulate the opening of the forum.
 
After that, under the auspices of the Jayathma Wickramanayake,UN Secretary-General Envoy on Youth to formally entered the forum guests' speeches and interactive sessions. The forum lasted for more than four hours. (Please click the picture below to watch the whole process)
 
 
The two-day event will feature plenary sessions, interactive thematic and regionally-based discussions, and provide an opportunity for a rich exchange of views and ideas on innovative solutions to issues of relevance to young people on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and also on the sustainable development goals under review in the Economic and Social Council and the High-level Political Forum in 2021.

Youth leaders from around the world will have the opportunity to engage with government representatives, youth delegates, policymakers and other relevant stakeholders in civil society and the private sector.
 
 
Please click the picture  to watch the Munir Akram, ECOSOC President speech
 Please click the picture  to watch the United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres speech
 Please click the picture  to watch the Volkan Bozkir General Assembly President speech
Please click the picture  to watch the Jayathma Wickramanayake,UN Envoy on Youth speech