|Sri Lanka to hold World Conference on Youth 2014|
The World Conference on Youth 2014 (WCY 2014),one of the most well represented youth events at the global level is scheduled to take place from May 6 through May 10, 2014 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo.
The crosscutting theme of WCY 2014 will be ‘Mainstreaming Youth in the Post 2015 Development Agenda’. WCY 2014 will facilitate a process that strengthens effective youth participation in the planning, implementation and evaluation of post -2015 development agenda – which refers to the process of defining the future global development framework that will succeed the Millennium Development Goals.
WCY is organised by an International Youth Task Force comprising of 20 young global leaders from around the world along with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Skills Development of Sri Lanka and the National Youth Services Council of Sri Lanka.