Tatiana G. Brzobohatá attended another major UN conference. As an SDGs ambassador and as a young generation leader, she attended the most important UN Youth Conference, the ECOSOC Youth Forum 2018, which was held at the UN in New York on 30 June. 1. – 31. 1. 2018.
The Forum brought youth representatives from around the world to the United Nations headquarters in New York. They gave them the opportunity to work together and discuss with government representatives, policy makers, influencers, business and civil society representatives. In particular, this platform resonated with the promotion of innovative, institutionalized approaches and initiatives to promote youth development agenda at national, regional and global level, to address the global challenge of strengthening resilience and sustainable development.
This two-day event, attended by several hundred delegates from all UN member states, included plenary sessions, interactive thematic and regional debates and regional perspectives, and provided an opportunity for a rich exchange of ideas and ideas for innovative solutions to young people’s issues and the 2030 Agenda. for sustainable development.
In an important event of young leaders and delegates from all over the world, Tatiana has played an important role as one of the speakers to address the importance of supporting local organizations that are truly changing their surroundings for the better, and brought proposals to link young people’s volunteering activities with the support of these smaller organizations. Tatiana has been able to address and inspire not only youth representatives but also governments and the private sector from around the world.
The Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Beauty of Help Foundation, which has been supporting older people for the past 10 years and who is involved, among other things, in the pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals, has been several times in the United Nations. The goals of sustainable development are one of the main topics of this yearwhen the Czech Republic chairs ECOSOC, one of the most important UN bodies on whose agenda SDGs belong.
Therefore, in the summer of 2017 Taťána attended a presentation on the fulfillment of the Sustainable Development Goals in the Czech Republic, where she represented the Czech non-profit sector alongside the Minister of the Environment. Later that year she also took part in a working breakfast on the policy making of non-profit organizations. At the same time as the Youth Forum is also held in New York 56th session of the Social Development Commission, on which Tatiana also shared her experiences on aging populations with other delegates. In the context of the round table on “Age of Aging”, organized by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), a systematic approach to addressing the aging population was discussed.