About Y20

About Y20

Youth 20 (Y20) is an official consultation forum for youth from all G20 member countries to be able to dialogue with each other. Y20 encourages youth as future leaders to raise awareness of global issues, exchange ideas, argue, negotiate, and reach consensus. Indonesian Youth Diplomacy is an organization appointed by the Ministry of Youth and Sports to organize Y20 Indonesia 2022. Y20 raised 4 priority issues discussed at the Y20 Indonesia 2022 Summit forum: A Sustainable and Livable Planet, Youth Employment, Digital Transformation, Diversity and Inclusion.

Host Cities

  • Jakarta
  • Bandung
  • Palembang
  • Lombok
  • Balikpapan
  • Manokwari
  • Surakarta

The capital city of the Republic of Indonesia, DKI Jakarta Province is divided into five administrative cities: West Jakarta, South Jakarta, North Jakarta, East Jakarta, and the Thousand Islands Regency. There are at least more than 100 islands that are included in the Thousand Islands Regency, this natural tourism strengthens the tourism sector in the city of Jakarta.

The city with hundreds of malls and the most skyscrapers in Indonesia. In 2021, it is estimated that the sources of Jakarta’s economic growth will come from investment, exports, and household consumption. On the business side, Jakarta is supported by the manufacturing, construction, wholesale and retail trade industries (bi.go.id)

Bandung known as Paris Van Java, Creative City, and Flower City. Bandung is the capital of the province of West Java which is the third largest city in Indonesia. The natural beauty that surrounds the city, various kinds of culinary tourism destinations, to recreational tourism make the city of Bandung bear the nickname The Most European City in The East Indies.

The city of Bandung tends to have a beautiful and cool atmosphere because of its geographical location in the highlands. Coupled with the friendly environment is present in the majority of the character of the citizens of Bandung.

Palembang It is the oldest city in Indonesia which used to have the nickname “Venice of the East”. Topographically, more than 100 rivers and tributaries flow and pass within the city of Palembang. In the Malay language, the word Pa or Pe means a situation, and lembang means low land that is submerged in water. So that Palembang is a state of being flooded.

The city which has an area of 400.61 km2 is included in the Metropolitan Urban Area of Statueraya Agung. It has tourist attractions such as Kemaro Island, Ampera Bridge, and Balaputradeva Museum. For culinary tourism, we can find Palembang specialties such as laksan, celimpungan, and palembang pempek.

Lombok Island is a special economic zone (SEZ) located in Central Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB). A place that holds a lot of natural beauty to explore, as well as the uniqueness of the existing culture, makes Mandalika the main destination for tourists.

Every 20th, 10th month of the Sasak calendar, people in NTB celebrate the Bau Nyale tradition. The tradition of catching sea worms along the coast, and this sea worm is believed to be the incarnation of Princess Mandalika. It is said that Mandalika is a beautiful princess who chooses to throw herself into the sea to avoid wars between princes who fight over her.

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Located in West Papua, Manokwari is known as the City of the Bible and the City of Papua’s Fruits. In the 18th century there were evangelists who landed on Mansiman Island and spread Protestant Christianity. In addition, Manokwari is known as the largest fruit producer in Papua with various types of fruit. As the capital city of West Papua, Manokwari has a population of 39,483 people consisting of 9 districts (2021). The privileges of the natural beauty of Manokwari are very diverse, such as the Yen Bebay White Sand Beach, Anggi Lake, and Amban Beach.

Surakarta (also known as Solo) is a city and historic royal capital on the Indonesian island of Java. 

The 18th-century Keraton Kasunanan was the royal family’s residence and today is a museum of heirlooms. 

Surakarta is also a major center for dyed batik fabric, which is displayed at the Danar Hadi museum.