Past Event

Jayathma Wickramanayake, UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth

September 17, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Rotunda, Low Library
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This World Leaders Forum program features an address by Jayathma Wickramanayake, the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, followed by a question and answer session with the audience. 

Introduction by: 
Carol Gluck, Chair, Committee on Global Thought, George Sansom Professor of History Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Moderated by:
Vishakha N. Desai, Vice Chair, Committee on Global Thought, Senior Advisor for Global Affairs, and Senior Research Scholar, School of International and Public Affairs

Co-sponsored by: 
Columbia University's Committee on Global Thought

Special Workshop for Students: “Youth Leading Change: The UN Imperative”
Friday, September 13, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Trustees Room, Low Memorial Library

In advance of the above World Leaders Forum, the Undergraduate Committee on Global Thought presents a workshop with CGT Academic Director Laura Neitzel and CGT Project Manager and Researcher Darlene Dubuisson. 

This workshop is open to current students from all schools at Columbia University. Student workshop participants will have a reserved seat for Ms. Wickramayake’s address and the exclusive opportunity to participate in a private meet and greet after the event. To participate in this opportunity, advance registration is required.

Contact Information

World Leaders Forum
(212) 851-7421