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Voices from global youth on leveraging satellites for better lives
October 5, 2020 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CEST
In this webinar, we will hear the winners of the UNOOSA/SGAC Space4Youth competition, that asked young people worldwide contributions to leverage space applications for sustainable development, present their ideas.
The competition has been generously supported by the U.S. Mission to the International Organizations in Vienna.
The event will be followed by a short Q&A with the winners.
- Veronica Cesco (UNOOSA): Introduction to the Space4Youth competition (5 min)
- Matteo Cappella (Operations Manager, SGAC): SGAC and the Space4Youth Competition (3 min)
- Courtney Mazzone (Deputy Public Affairs Officer, U.S. Mission to the International Organizations): The U.S. support for the Space4Youth Initiative (5 min)
- Arthur Nielsen Demain (winner of 1 st edition of the Space4Youth competition): Launching the satellites within: a paper on how design thinking can empower the youth to accelerate space and peace in vulnerable communities (7 min)
- George Profitiliotis, winner of 1 st edition of the Space4Youth competition): Potential synergies between Space Exploration and Sustainable Development on Earth, in light of SDG 15 – Life on Land (7 min)
- Paola Ivanova, winner of 2 nd edition of the Space4Youth competition: Space as a tool to address climate challenges – an example from the Alvarado Lagoon System in Mexico (7 min)
- Satrio Wicaksono, winner of 2 nd edition of the Space4Youth competition: Empowering local youth to tackle tropical deforestation via space data (7 min)
- Tsz Long So, winner of 2 nd edition of the Space4Youth competition: Space as a tool to address climate change challenges: the case of Hong Kong (7 min)
- Q&A moderated by Hazuki Mori (UNOOSA) (10 min)