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Y20 Summit opens in Shanghai

Updated: Jul 27,2016 4:58 PM     Xinhua

SHANGHAI — The Y20 Summit, a G20-related discussion forum for young people, opened in Shanghai on July 27.

More than 100 youth delegates aged 18-30 from G20 member states, other countries and international organizations will attend the three-day meeting, themed “Youth Innovation for Our Shared Vision.”

Participants will discuss topics such as poverty reduction and common development, innovation and startups, social justice and equality, green lifestyle and sustainable development, as well as global economic governance.

A statement drafted at the conference will be submitted to the preparatory committee of the G20 Summit.

This year’s G20 Leaders Summit will be held in eastern China’s Hangzhou city in early September.