The G20 YEA and G20 YES have been working towards developing the communiqué in order to influence the G20 leadership in recognizing global youth entrepreneurship as a major engine of innovation, growth and job creation.
I had a fantastic opportunity to see John Kirton from the G20 Research Group at the University of Toronto. One of Kirton’s messages for the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance (G20 YEA – of which CYBF is a founding member) and G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit (YES) is to work towards solidifying our role as an alliance. He stressed the importance of raising the awareness of the G20 YES to that of the B20 and the L20. John’s closing statement was “say YES to the G20 YES” and I couldn’t agree more.