OGP Summit 2023

OGP Summit 2023

On September 6-7, the 2023 OGP Global Summit will be held in Tallinn, Estonia, and will be hosted by the Estonian government.

The heads of state and government, civil society leaders, and policymakers from around the world will gather at the Summit. The Summit will concentrate on the preservation of democracy, the potential of technology to improve governance and policymaking's transparency and accountability, and open government in the digital age.

Empowering Indigenous Youth-Led Initiatives for Sustainable Governance in Developing Countries

"Empowering Indigenous Youth-Led Initiatives for Sustainable Governance in Developing Countries" will be a milestone for the youth leaders participating in the summit. This event includes the importance of indigenous youth and their responsibility in progressing sustainable governance practices, particularly in developing countries.

This side event will focus on showcasing successful youth-driven initiatives within local governments, emphasizing their commitments to accountability and sustainability. The challenges faced by indigenous youth as well as methods for empowering them through policy support, mentorship programs, and capacity building will be discussed during the event.

At the event, indigenous youth leaders, policymakers, and experts can also share their experiences, innovative strategies, and best practices in panel discussions, and knowledge-sharing sessions. It will also be a place to network, encourage collaboration, and look for opportunities for different organizations from around the world led by indigenous youth.

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Event Details

This event will emphasize the significance of indigenous perspectives and youth participation in shaping sustainable governance practices in developing nations. It will be an effort to include indigenous youth voices in decision-making processes, knowledge sharing, and discussions that inspire action.

Date/Time: September 4, 2023, 2:00 PM

Duration: 120 Minutes

Speakers /Panelists:
Phoolman Chaudhary, Former Vice Chair, UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues - Asia
Sven-Erick Soosaar, Former Member of UNPFII - Estonia
Susmita Chaulagain, Student of Law/Youth Representative
Tul Prasad Bishwokarma, Hon. Member of Parliament National Representative
Avinna Shrestha, Software engineer, Youth leader from Indigenous Tribe

One more to be confirmed soon.

Venue:  Dokfoto Keskus, Telliskivi 60a-5, 10412 Tallinn, Estonia. 

Co-Hosts: Asian Indigenous International Network - www.asianindigenous.org

Global Home for Indigenous People - www.gh4ip.org


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By highlighting the achievements of indigenous youth-led initiatives in sustainable governance, this event empowers and motivates participants to take action. It fosters connections and partnerships, amplifies indigenous voices, and contributes to the broader goal of inclusive and sustainable development in developing countries.


It's a free session and anyone can attend without registration. However, anyone interested in attending this session can register at this link: https://forms.gle/jmMyfyDocRNKGLUM9


We are open to collaborating with organizations with similar themes to co-host this Session. Please feel free to contact us at: info@himalayanpeace.org or fill out this form at: https://forms.gle/vEQpeVYeSNdH3Fdg7