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2.7e E  quitable Trade Between Developed and Developing Countries Facilitator Mr. Martin Burt, Executive Director, Fundacion Paraguaya de Cooperacion y Desarollo

Youth Group

Nature Savers

Mr. Martin Burt introduced the Nature Savers and invited them to present the outcomes of the Youth Summit sessions before opening the floor to the audience to ask questions. The youth group Nature Savers highlighted that there are great inequalities between countries that trade, that a lot of developing countries cannot afford basic necessities due to high prices, and that in some cases imports are cheaper than local produce resulting in more imported goods being bought. Nature Savers reiterated the topic and stressed that there should be a balanced/fair trade.

Key outcomes • E  ducation is important as it teaches youth to manage resources, enrich their futures and use dialogue rather than violence to solve problems • There are impeding problems of brain drain and expensive education that can limit a country’s development • Bringing youth from different backgrounds together to discuss similarities and differences to bridge ideas and form new ways of thinking about the future • The price of basic goods needs to fall so that people can afford them

2.7f Supporting Mobile Phone and Internet Based Banking Facilitator Youth Group

Ms. Deepali Khanna, Director, Youth Learning, The MasterCard Foundation Future Financial Leaders (FFL)

Ms. Deepali Khanna opened by introducing Future Financial Leaders (FFL) and asking them to present the main points discussed during their parallel youth summit. Ms. Khanna then opened the floor to the audience to ask questions to the panel. Future Financial Leaders highlighted that ChildFriendly banking products are important and can be potentially introduced as a school bank program. They also stressed that governments should initiate youth groups directed at discussing money issues and governments and banks should have policies for youth finance.

Children And Youth Reshaping The Future Of Finance

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2012 - The First Annual Child and Youth Finance International Summit & Awards Ceremony 2012  

The report provides an overiew of the sessions and outcomes of CYFI's first International Summit and Awards Ceremony held in Amsterdam from...

2012 - The First Annual Child and Youth Finance International Summit & Awards Ceremony 2012  

The report provides an overiew of the sessions and outcomes of CYFI's first International Summit and Awards Ceremony held in Amsterdam from...