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Youth Co:Lab 3.0

“Youth Co: Lab Nepal 3.0: Inclusive Entrepreneurship for Youth”
Place : Hotel Yak and Yeti, Kathmandu
Date : 28 – 29 August 2019

National Dialogue on Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (also called The Youth Co: Lab) is a regional initiative implemented in several countries across the Asia-Pacific region. It aims to empower young people to lead social change in their communities and accelerate the implementation of the SDGs through social innovation and entrepreneurship. This is the second year that UNDP along with AYON, 2030 Youth Force Nepal and National Youth Council are organizing Youth Co:Lab. This National Dialogue allows the young leaders to come together in the same platform and know more about the existing ecosystem of entrepreneurship in Nepal and have an opportunity to garner knowledge on innovative ideas through which social enterprises can be fostered in the community which will ultimately help in the implementation and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This dialogue gives opportunities to the successful young entrepreneurs and those with startups to demonstrate their services and products of their existing social ventures.

Adopted in September 2015 by 193 UN Members, the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development is the international community’s ambitious response to today’s most pressing global development challenges and will guide our development priorities for an entire generation. Young people are responding to the challenges of the day with innovative approaches, contributing fresh ideas, creating the world they want, and driving human development for themselves, their communities and their societies. Learn more about Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at:


Day 1 : Opening Session Updates!

Youth Co: Lab 3.0 and 4th National Social Business Challenge 2019 Kicks off today!
Day 1 of #YouthColab and #SBC was inaugurated by Hon’ble Minister Gokarna Bista, Ministry of Labor.

Addressing the event, Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security, Gokarna Bista said that there was a greater need of entrepreneurship driven by social responsibility and targeting to benefitting the underprivileged and underdeveloped community groups.

#YouthColab #SBC #LeaveNoYouthBehind


Result Announcement of the top five Winners during the Youth Colab 3.0 and 4th National Social Business Challenge 2019 !!

#YouthColab #YouthColabNepal #SBC #LeaveNoOneBehind #AYON #UNDP #Kings



Day 2 : Top 5 winning teams of Youth Co:Lab Nepal 3.0 and 4th National Social Business Challenge 2019!!

Title Prize (Winners) : Dulwa
1st Runner Up : Digital Sathi
2nd Runner Up : Aawas
3rd Runner Up : SMBP Diapers
4th Runner Up : Impact Seed

We would like to thank all the speakers, guests, panelists and moderators for the knowledge, expertise and inspiration you have shared with our participants in these two days of Youth Co: Lab Nepal 3.0 : National Dialogue on Social Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Innovation AND 4th National Social Business Challenge 2019.

Various young entrepreneurs, innovators of all seven provinces across Nepal along with other participants from the development sector and entrepreneurial ecosystem were invited during the event.

The organizing committee would like to thank all the participants, Co: Organizing Partners, Collaborators, Outreach Partners, Media for attending and contributing in the two – day event.

Token of Love to all the Mentors, Guests; Organizing Partners, Speakers and Jury Members. We would like to thank all of you for making the event a huge success.


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