Coca-Cola YouthSpeak Forum 2017

Coca-Cola YouthSpeak Forum 2017 hosted by AIESEC in Colombo South was held on 14th of October at Trace Expert City with the participation of 250+ delegates.

This time Coca-Cola YouthSpeak Forum mainly focused on the SDGs,

  • Industry, innovation, and infrastructure
  • Decent work and economic growth


The forum was kick-started with keynote speeches from prominent individuals in the field.

  • 1st Keynote Speech was delivered by Mr. Priyantha Ranasinghe (Country Manager: Coca-cola Beverages Sri Lanka) on “A Millennial’s perspective on decent work”
  • 2nd Keynote Speech was delivered by Dr. Harsha Subasinghe (CEO: CodeGen Pvt Ltd) on “Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure”
  • 3rd Keynote Speech was delivered by Prof Rangika Halwathura (Department of Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa) on “Science Odyssey”
Panel discussion and Workshops happened later in the day to further assist delegates to understand the SDGs
Finally, the delegates engaged in Action Space where they put their own thoughts and ideas to create a solid plan to address issues that we can currently see in the society.


Youth Speak Forum is a premier International event hosted by various AIESEC entities across the globe that brings together young leaders from different backgrounds to form a diverse environment for inspiring conversations around pressing global issues.

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