via: UNESCO MGIEP website
UNESCO MGIEP’s 2nd World Youth Conference on Kindness offers the amazing opportunity to attend one of the year’s most prestigious global youth events from the comfort of home
UNESCO MGIEP and its global partners, of which Faze is proud to be included, will host the 2nd World Youth Conference on Kindness. Held on October 24 and 25, 2020, this year’s virtual conference focusses on youth involvement in achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals through kindness, empathy, and compassion. Taking part in a global action for peace has never been easier or more affordable. Due to Covid-19, the virtual conference makes this year’s youth gathering more accessible than ever before.
via: UNESCO MGIEP website
What can you expect?
1. Global youth (18 – 34 years old)
2. Government representatives from Ministries of Education and Youth
3. Universities, teacher networks, capacity-building Youth NGOs
Objectives and Conference Modality:
The objectives of the virtual/online Conference are to:
1. Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations system on 24th October and to highlight the central role of youth in policy-development and decision-making
2. Adopt the Global Youth Declaration on Kindness calling on Governments to declare a new United Nations International Day of Kindness
3. Capacity-building training of hundreds of youth leaders in social and emotional competencies
4. Celebrating 8,000 inspirational stories of global youth undertaking transformative acts of empathy, compassion, and kindness to achieve the SDGs.
This year’s World Youth Conference on Kindness is a packed two-day event.
Day One includes opening remarks from Dr. Anantha Duraiappah, Inaugual Director of UNESCO MGIEP and Ms. Stefania Giannini, Assistant Director General for Eduction of UNESCO; a Keynote address and panel conducted by Youth on UN Multilateralism; the launch of Compassionate Integrity Training (CIT) by Mr. Abel Caine of UNESCO MGIEP and Dr. Michael Karlin of Life University; a music performance; and a CIT Masterclass by the Global Youth Alliance for Kindness.
Day two opens with Ricky Kej (#Kindness Ambassador and Grammy Award winner) and UNHCR India Refugees launching a new Kindness Song. Opening remarks of welcome are given by Dr. Anantha Duraiappah; Keynote 2 on Youth and Kindness and Panel 2 on the Global Youth Declaration on Kindness; a Kindness Concert; the #KindnessMattersAgainstRacism Dialogue; and another CIT Masterclass by the Global Youth Alliance for Kindness.
Compassionate Training (CIT) course
And don’t miss your opportunity to take part in the 40 hour Compassionate Training (CIT) course. This training offers you a coveted toolbox of attitudes and skills that will grace the rest of your life. The course covers the three basic areas of Self-Cultivation, Relating to Others, and Engaging in Systems. “The online, self-directed, self-paced course … includes practices such as reflective writing, contemplative journaling exercises, accountability partnering and guided audio practices ….” A certificate from Life University is provided upon completion.
UNESCO MGIEP and Life University (USA) are inviting the world’s youth (18 – 34 years old) to enroll for Compassionate Integrity Training – an online course which cultivates skills such as empathy, mindfulness, and compassion so youth are well-equipped to contribute towards the development of peaceful and sustainable societies. — UNESCO MGIEP
If you ever had dreams of making a difference, or of changing the world, this is your chance. It could be the most impactful weekend of your life.
There are followers and there are leaders. Be a Leader. Attend this year’s 2nd World Youth Conference on Kindness (Virtual).