Young Water Solutions was present at the United Nations’ General Assembly week as its Director, Antonella Vagliente, participated at the World Economic Forum’s Sustainable Development Impact Summit (New York, September 24th-25th 2018), invited by the Global Shapers (GS) community. The Summit, one of the UNGA side events, is considered one the world’s biggest multistakeholder “accelerator” event to advance action and scale innovation on collaborations for sustainable development and climate change. 700 business, government, civil society and academic leaders from more than 70 countries participated at the event. After the event, Antonella participated in meetings with Guy Ryder, Director General of the International Labour Organization, and Henrietta H. Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF, as part of the GS’ Meet the leader sessions, where they discussed UNICEF’s recently launched Generation Unlimited platform.

Photo source: Christine Nesbitt, UNICEF