Dear students, parents, teachers, and fellow SDGs actors,
We are thrilled to announce the successful completion of the Global GLEC Conference, a remarkable gathering of young changemakers from around the world. This conference, hosted by the Global Leadership English Challenge (GLEC), has left a lasting impact on global youth and the pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
At GLEC, we believe in empowering the next generation of leaders to address pressing global challenges. Through our free-of-charge international platform, we provide students with an opportunity to engage in meaningful discussions and collaborative initiatives centered around the SDGs. This year's conference marked a significant milestone, as we expanded our focus beyond the renowned GLEC competition, allowing participants to delve deeper into critical topics and real-world issues.
Throughout the conference, students explored the theme of "Balancing Environmental Responsibility and Development," engaging in thought-provoking debates and discussions. They examined the ethical implications of restricting the development of developing countries by industrialized nations, with a focus on harmonizing environmental sustainability and the development needs of these nations. This topic sparked passionate conversations, fostered critical thinking, and nurtured a sense of global citizenship among our young participants.
The Global GLEC Conference served as a catalyst for meaningful change, as students delved into a broad curriculum that included a range of subjects related to the SDGs. They explored topics such as environmental sustainability, climate action, reduced inequalities, responsible consumption and production, and innovation for sustainable development. By engaging in interactive sessions, mentoring, and collaborative projects, participants gained a deeper understanding of these issues and developed the skills necessary to become effective agents of change in their communities
It is important to emphasize that this conference is not just a singular event but part of a broader youth movement that seeks to create a positive and sustainable future. By providing a platform for students to share their ideas, connect with like-minded individuals, and develop their leadership skills, we aim to foster a global network of young changemakers who can collaborate and drive impactful change.
*Please use this link to view a Youth Academic Report from the conference.
As we celebrate the successful completion of the Global GLEC Conference, we extend our gratitude to all the students, parents, teachers, and partners who have made this event possible. Your unwavering support and commitment to the SDGs are crucial in nurturing the next generation of leaders and creating a brighter future for all.
Let us continue this journey together, working hand in hand to realize the vision of a sustainable and equitable world.
Global Leadership English Challenge (GLEC) Team