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Creating Communities Where Kids, Youth Thrive
Jul 11 '17, 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
IOGT International Side Event, together with the government of Iceland and the Global Partnership to End Violence against Children, at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2017.
CREATING COMMUNITIES WHERE KIDS AND YOUTH THRIVE
SDG 3 is the governments’ commitment to “Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages.” Creating com- munities that tend to the needs and interests of children, adolescents and youth holds tremendous potential for the promotion of healthy lifestyles throughout the life course.
HLPF 2017 SIDE EVENT DETAILS
UN Headquarters, Conference Room 4
July 11, 2017, 1.15 – 2.30 PM
- Mr. Jón Sigfusson, Government of Iceland:
Icelandic Prevention Model – working jointly to address substance use among youth
- Mr. Kumar Bhattarai, Child Workers of Nepal Concerned Center, Nepal:
Child rights perspective on achieving SDGs in context of Nepal
- Mrs. Mona Örjes, IOGT-NTO movement, Sweden:
Leaving no one behind – kids from families with substance abuse – who backs them up?
- Dr. Kumnuan Ungchusak, Thai Health Promotion Foundation:
Inter-sectorial approach for the sustaina- bility of well-being of children in Thailand
- Ms. Sarah Stevenson, The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children:
Preventing violence, improving children’s health and well-being
Moderator: Ms. Kristina Sperkova, IOGT International
The side event is supported by Forut, IOGT-NTO movement, Planet Youth and Thai Health