2022 Summit HIGHLIGHTS
The Youth Co:Lab Summit 2022
The Youth Co:Lab Summit 2022 in Singapore was co-organized by UNDP and Citi Foundation in partnership with National Youth Council Singapore. The hybrid Summit was a key milestone for the regional youth empowerment agenda by positioning young people and their innovative ideas, front and centre to solve the region’s most pressing challenges.
Close to 250 participants representing 20 countries and territories gathered at the Summit in Singapore. Centered around the themes of Youth in Climate Action and Leaving No Youth Behind, attendees united behind a common agenda to accelerate the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through leadership, social innovation and entrepreneurship. Over 3,000 people also registered to join us online from more than 100 countries through the Youth Co:Lab virtual platforms.
The 2022 Summit envisioned to highlight, encourage and celebrate the role of youth in our crucial Decade of Action; Showcasing and inspiring Youth to Action especially aligning on the larger Youth Co:Lab themes of Youth in Climate Action and Leaving No Youth Behind.
During the two-day summit, attendees engaged with private and public stakeholders including governments, investors, incubators, and accelerators, to discuss youth leadership and empowerment for sustainable development, innovative financing solutions, gender-inclusive entrepreneurship ecosystem, and the future of work.
IT WAS A TIME TO
by 60+ industry-leading experts, young leaders, and policy makers at the forefront of social innovation and entrepreneurship from across Asia Pacific.
20+ sessions including panels, pitching sessions, keynotes, and workshops on the themes of Climate Action,Gender and Future of Work.
250+ participants in person in Singapore joining from across Asia Pacific and a 3000+ global audience online through talks, workshops, and networking sessions.
by becoming a part of our various programmes and initiatives at national and regional levels in 28 countries across Asia Pacific. Come, Join the movement.
Read our summit reflection blog!
glimpse of YOUTH CO:LAB summit 2022
CHECK OUT some of
the Youth Co:Lab Startup Stories
The Youth Co:Lab Summit 2022 Startup Stories
How a fashion brand is helping an Indigenous community rebuild in the Philippines
This Indonesian Entrepreneur Is Using E-Commerce to Help Rural Youth
This Indian entrepreneur's goal is to prevent women from getting UTIs and other infections
Hearing Impaired Entrepreneur Invents App to improve Text-to-Speech
Meet the youth-led enterprises
– Virtual Booths
Supporting youth social entrepreneurs from across Asia and the Pacific on their journeys to scale and achieve sustainable development is at the core of Youth Co:Lab's mission. Virtually showcasing some of our amazing social enterprises here.