Riverdale News & Stories
Nathalia Tavares '19 co-moderated an intergenerational discussion, "Take the Hot Seat," on March 13 sponsored by the UN Women and the United Nations Secretary General's Envoy on Youth.
Representing the Working Group on Girls, Nathalia said the purpose of the event was to discuss how governments can better include youth voices and needs in their policies and initiatives. Panelists included the vice president of Colombia, the president of the Senate of Bolivia, the head of the National Institute of Mexico, the executive director of UN Women, and the Secretary General's UN Envoy on Youth.
Among the participants were 18 organizations providing services to youth, including the Girl Scouts, World YWCA, WE, ACT Alliance, African Women Leadership Network and Mexico women with Disability Movement.