Istanbul Youth Summit 2024 Focuses on 4 Key SDGs Themes with Expert Speakers

Istanbul, Turkey – March 4, 2024

The Istanbul Youth Summit 2024, organized by Youth Break The Boundaries Foundation (YBB), is set to spotlight four Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) themes, emphasizing global collaboration and innovative solutions. With expert speakers spanning diverse backgrounds, this event aims to inspire and empower youth leaders.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are universally accepted ideals to eradicate poverty, inequality, and safeguard the environment. The Istanbul Youth Summit serves as a catalyst for global youth to engage in the collective pursuit of the 2030 SDGs targets. By fostering sustainable development ideas, the summit becomes a platform for youth to contribute to international welfare and relations, aligning with non-state actors and organizations.

As part of its commitment to youth leadership, the Istanbul Youth Summit 2024 adopts the theme “Innovation and Collaboration: Unlocking Youth-driven Solutions for Sustainability.” The event strives to be an innovative organization, prioritizing collaboration and youth leadership development.

The summit, taking place in Istanbul, Turkey, from March 4 to March 7, 2024, will focus on four SDGs themes:

1. Health and Well-being (SDG 3)

2. Quality Education (SDG 4)

3. Decent Work and Economic Growth (SDG 8)

4. Climate Action (SDG 13)

Prospective participants from each country are encouraged to create a social project aligning with these themes. Before becoming delegates, participants are required to submit essays on their chosen topics, promoting self-awareness and critical thinking among future leaders.

Delegates will receive training from expert mentors before presenting their social projects. The summit boasts an impressive lineup of speakers, including professionals from various backgrounds, such as: 

  1. Adisty Ghaisani Muthiah M.Psi (Learning Consultant/Psychologist)
  2. Hira Listya Pinastika (Scincare Scientist)
  3. Manal Boujnir (CEO of Scholarship Everyday)
  4. Neona Ayu (Brand Ambassador of Emina)
  5. Nida Ashraf (Corporate Paralegal)
  6. Fakhri Firdaus (Business Development of Dayalima Abisatya)
  7. Agustino Toko Susetio (Head of CSR and Institutional Relations, PT. Antam Tbk
  8. dr Cindy May (Miss International Indonesia 2022, Medical Doctor, Actrees, Auditor and Model)
  9. Erkan Girisit (Coordinator of Turkiye Mezunlari of YTB Scholarship)
  10. Mariesa Wiedha (Consulate general of The Republic of Indonesia in Istanbul, Turkiye)
  11. Dr. Sahin Yaman (International Trade Advisor – Health Industry Employers’ Association of Turkiye)

The Istanbul Youth Summit, attracting 152 participants from 27 countries, provides a unique opportunity for youth leaders to enhance their leadership and networking skills. Fakhri Firdaus, Business Development Manager at Dayalima Abisatya, remarked, “Istanbul Youth Summit can be one of the best platforms for young people who want to improve leadership skills.”

This diverse and enriching conference serves as a melting pot of ideas, fostering a collaborative environment for youth leaders worldwide. For more information about Istanbul Youth Summit visit : and

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