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Structure

The AYF 2023 will be conducted across two weekends, starting with a high-level kick-off event and a capacity-building session on Friday, the 28th of July where the forum will continue on till the 31st of July. This will offer a range of affiliated side events in which AYF participants are invited to participate.

Program & Content

The main program will consist of two parallel tracks; the first will provide a space for participants to exchange their views and best practices for ACE implementation and related issues, while the second will focus on specific youth recommendations and proposals for the next ACE WP. The latter should directly inform the work of Parties.

Day 1

28th July

Slides & Recording

13:00 - 13:20

Opening Session

Moderators: Mashkur, Reouf

  • Introduction to the ACE Youth Forum

  • Introduction of the team

13:20 - 14:30

Session 1

Youth Capacity Building Event for Engaging on Weekend 2

Speaker: Yusuke, Sepiso, Ayadi, Kaiwan, Hussein

  • ACE 101

  • ACE Work Programme 

  • Icebreaker Session

  • The importance of youth engagement in ACE

  • Weekend 2

14:30 - 15:00

Networking

Day 2

29th

July

Slides & Recording

13:00 - 13:10

Session 1

Opening Session

Facilitators: Mashkur, Parth

Introduction and welcome to Day 2.

Going over the agenda and breakout rooms

Best practices for participation on Zoom 

13:10 - 13:20

Session 2

Sharing Experiences for Enhanced Youth-led ACE Action

Exchanges

Facilitators: Sepiso

  1. What are young people doing to implement ACE in their communities?

  2. How do young people envision effective implementation of ACE?

13:20 - 13:25

Overview of the Rest

13:25 - 14:05

Session 3

Parallel Breakout Rooms

Capacity Building

Facilitators: Emmanual, Kaiwan

  1. What barriers and challenges do young people face in pursuing ACE at the global level?

  2. What barriers and challenges do young people face in pursuing ACE at the regional, local, and community levels?

14:05 - 14:10

Break

14:05 - 15:05

Session 4

Parallel Breakout Rooms

Exchanges

Facilitators: Ayadi, Ashik, Yusuke

  1. Enhancing Youth Engagement with National ACE Focal Points

  2.  Enhancing Youth Engagement with ACE National Strategies

15:05 - 15:10

Closing Session

Facilitators: Mashkur, Tim

  • Summary of the day

  • Plans for the next day

15:10 - 15:30

Informal Networking

Day 3

30th 

July

Slides & Recording

13:00 - 13:10

Session 1

Opening Session

Facilitators: Yoko, Priyanka

Introduction and welcome to Day 3.

Going over the agenda and breakout rooms

Best practices for participation on Zoom

13:10 - 13:50

Session 2

Panel Discussions

Exchanges

Facilitators: Rida, Firas, Ayadi, Hussein, Tim

  1. Enhancing Youth-led ACE Implementation at the Global Level

  2. The Role of Youth in the ACE Action Plan

13:50 - 14:00

Short Break

14:00 - 14:50

Session 3

Parallel Breakout Rooms

Exchanges

Facilitators: Yusuke, Natalia,Hussein, Yoko, Ashik

  1. Topic A: Youth & ACE Focal Points

  2. Topic B: Youth & ACE National Strategies

  3. Topic C: Youth & the ACE Action Plan

14:50 - 15:30

Session 4

Plenary

Capacity Building

Facilitators: Ayadi, Ahmed, Firas

  1. Enhancing Youth-led ACE Implementation at the Local and Community Level

15:30 - 16:00

Session 5

Panel Session

Exchanges

Facilitators: Priyanka, Kaiwan, Yoko

  1. Examples of Youth-led ACE Action

16:00 - 16:30

Session 6

Parallel Breakout Sessions

Exchanges

Facilitators: Ayadi, Sepiso, Ngozi, Ashik, Ahmed, Bhumi

  1. Exchanges between regions

16:30 - 16:45

Facilitators: TBD

  • Summary of the day

  • Closing remarks for ACE Youth Forum 2023

Closing Session

18:45-19:15

Informal Networking

Schedule

Agenda

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