The 2019 Student Leadership Conference on Development was, more than a conference, a time where youths around the world shared their experience with their peers. On February 18th students from Georgia, India, Mexico, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, and USA came up with a plan of action where the Youths are the actors of change for a better world.
SLCD Team 2017
Presentation of Youth Plan of Action to the United Nations in NYC
Dr. Idanan, as the SDS of DepEd Makati and Board Regent of the University of Makati, has provided invaluable and unqualified support to educating youth to the Sustainable Development Goals. Youth in the Philippines have been profoundly affected by the work of Dr, Idanan in the public education sector of which he has dedicated his life to supporting real word experiential learning. To learn more about Dr. Idanan, and previous award recipients, click here.
Learn about all of the programs that GEM will be running throughout the 2018-19 school year.
These programs include conferences, distance learning programs, on-site programs, and programs with the United Nations. Open the Overview here.
The Student Leadership Conference on Development is in its 10th year. Created in 2010, to support the Millennium Development Goals, the conference looks to bring students together from around the world to tackle real and pressing development issues facing our world today. This year, the conference will be on Water and Sanitation and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), using support resources from the United Nations, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, NGOs, and other credible sources. To learn more click here.