UGM International Relations graduate Angelo Wijaya chaired the Heads of Delegation’s negotiation at the Y20 Summit in Jakarta and Bandung (Indonesia) on 17-24 July. In this 2022 forum, Angelo also served as Head of Project Management Office and Co-Head of Research & Chairing Team.
The Summit results in the adoption and signing of the 2022 Communique, which contains policy recommendations for world leaders of the G20, addressing four priority areas: Sustainable and Liveable Planet, Youth Employment, Digital Transformation, and Diversity and Inclusion.
“In addition to the four priority issues, G20 youth agreed to include policy recommendations related to global health, in accordance with the priorities of G20 Indonesia 2022,” he said on Thursday (28/7).
Organized by Indonesian Youth Diplomacy, the Summit featured about 100 young leaders from G20 member countries and observers representing international organizations, such as the World Bank, WTO, ADB, and IsDB, and vulnerable groups, such as youth with disabilities, refugees, and indigenous peoples.
Among the distinguished guests from Indonesia were the Chair of the Indonesian House of Representatives, Puan Maharani, Ministers & Deputy Ministers of Indonesia, and Spokesperson for G20, Maudy Ayunda.
President for COP26, Alok Sharma, World Bank Managing Director of Development Policy and Partnerships, Mari Elka Pangestu, the 10th ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, Minister of State for Culture, Community and Youth, and Trade and Industry of Singapore, Alvin Tan, and UAE Minister of State for Youth, Shamma Al Mazrui, also took part in the event.
“Now is the time for the Y20 delegation and host to cooperate in advocating policy recommendations to the G20,” said Angelo.
Author: Agung Nugroho