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I Editon GYLF




16:00 - 20:00Arrive to Santander (Cantabria, España)
21:00 - 23:00Welcomme dinner at City Hall of Santander


10:00 - 11:00Opening of 1st edition Global Youth Leadership Forum
Jacobo Pombo García - President of Global Youth Leadership Forum
Iñigo de la Serna - Mayor of Santander
Jean-Luc Lemahieu - Director for Policy Analysis and Public Affairs at United Nations Office Against Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
Miguel Ángel Revilla - President of Cantabria

12:00 - 14:00The new system of Government in the Collaborative Era (Sala Red Eléctrica de España)
Milton Henríquez - Minister of Government, Panama

14:00 - 16:00Lunch

16:00 - 18:00Youth, new technologies and unemployment: The decade of youth unemployment (Sala Banco Santander)
Odalis Ledesma - Vice-Minister of Youth, Dominican Republic
Rubén Urosa Sánchez - Secretary of Youth, Spain
Juana Botero Piedrahita - Secretary of Youth, Medellin, Comombia
Eric Aaron Lara - CEO Sportium
The internationalization process: regional and local points of view (Sala Red Eléctrica de España)
Karl Single - Businessman
Juan Fernando Brugge - Member od the Parliament, Argentina
Jaime González - President of Santander´s Port Authority
Eduardo Noriega - Delegate of the Government of Tacna, Perú

21:00 - 22:00Dinner


10:00 - 11:00International Agencies: International Cooperation (Sala Red Eléctrica de España)
Paola Amadei - President of EU-LAC Foundation
Jean-Luc Lemahieu - Director for Policy Analysis and Public Affairs at United Nations Office Against Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Esperanza Botella - UNICEF Spain

12:00 - 14:00The future of the European Union (Sala Banco Santander)
Josep Borrell Fontelles - Former President of the European Parliament (2007-2011)
José Cordeiro - Founder Professor, Singularity University

14:00 - 16:00Lunch

16:00 - 18:00Main Challenges for Education in the 21st Century: The Decade of Youth Unemployment (Sala Banco Santander)
Carlos Romero Caramelo - President of the San Pablo Ceu University
Francisco Marmolejo - Director de Educación Superior del Banco Mundial
Montserrat Gomendio Kindela - Deputy Education Director of the Organization for the Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
Victor Villanueva - Vicerrector FUNGLOBAL, Dominican Republic
César Nombela - Rector of Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo
The Future of Migration in the 21st Century (Sala Red Eléctrica de España)
Amado de Andrés - Regional Representative of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Central America, Caribbean and Venezuela
Francesca Friz-Prguda - Director of ACNUR, SPAIN
Leroy Cavazos - Vicepresident of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, San Antonio, Texas

21:00 - 22:00Dinner


10:00 - 12:00Energy markets and sustainable development (Sala Red Eléctrica de España)
Claudio Esteban Albornoz Vintimilla - Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Ecuador
Luis E. Giusti - Former President PDVSA
Ramón Tamames - Econonomy Professor, Spain

12:30 - 14:00Communication strategies in presidential campaigns
Iván Cigagner - Technological Advisor

14:00 - 16:00Lunch

16:00 - 18:00The main challenges of democracy in the 21st century (Sala Banco Santander)
Jose Ramón García Hernández - Member of the Spanish Parliament and Executive Secretary of International Affairs from the Spanish Partido Popular
Marco Gombacci - The European Post
Alfonso Merlos - Journalist
Max Trejo - General Secretary of the Organismo Internacional de Juventud para Iberoamérica
Technological Evolution: Future is coming (Sala Red Eléctrica de España)
José Cordeiro - Founder Professor, Singularity University
María Luisa Castaño Marín - General Director for Innovation, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Competitiveness, Spain
Javier Cabo - Doctorate in Medicine and Surgery. Expert in organs cryopreservation
Archie Ravishankar - President and Founder, CEO
Felipe Debassa - Professor, Rey Juan Carlos University, Spain

21:00 - 23:00Dinner


09:30 - 11:00National and International Security: Global and Regional Challenges (Sala Banco Santander)
Amado de Andrés - Regional Representative of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Central America, Caribbean and Venezuela
José Ayu Prado - President of the Supreme Court of Justice, Panama
Francisco Martínez - Secretary of State of Security, Spain
Abdelhak Bassou - OCP Center Analyist, Morocco

12:00 - 13:00The new global context: challenges and opportunities (Sala Banco Santander)
Ana Botín - President of Banco Santander

14:00 - 16:00Lunch

16:00 - 18:00Meeting with young European leaders (Sala Red Eléctrica España)
Javier Hurtado Mira - President of Democrat Youth Community of Europe
Evin Incir - General Secretary of the Young European Socialists
Lilit Beglaryan - Vice-Chairwoman Democrat Youth Community of Europe (DEMYC)
Irakli Zhorzholiani - Secretary of State of Youth of the Government of Georgia
Sergei Pospelov - Director of the Youth Agency for the Youth, Russia
Fernando Garzo - CEO Paygap
The role of young entrepreneurs in the 21st century (Sala Red Eléctrica de España)
Michael Lee - Secretary General of the Asia Entrepreneurs Alliance
Patrick Kovacs - President of Jeune (Young Entrepreneurs of the UE)
Innocentia Motau - President of YESA (Young Entrepreneurs of South Africa)
Camilo Pinzón Orbe - President of the Alliance for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Joaquín Boston - President of Entreps (International Board of Business Owners Entrepreneurs of the World)
Sergei Pospelov - Director of the Youth Agency for the Youth, Russia
Fernando Garzo - CEO Paygap

21:00 - 23:00Dinner


10:00 - 12:00Elections in the US: Debate (Sala Banco Santander)
Roberto Izurieta - Director of Latin American Projects for the Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) at the George Washington University.
Jose Luis Cordeiro - Founder Professor, Singularity University
Pablo Gato - CEO Gato Comunications

12:00 - 14:00Key Debate: Presidents Panel (Sala Red Eléctrica de España)
Belisario Betancur - Former President, Colombia
Vicente Fox - Former President, Mexico
Pablo Gato (Moderador) - CEO Gato Communications

14:00 - 15:30Lunch

17:00 - 19:00Official visit to the Cabárceno Natural Park

21:00 - 23:00Dinner


10:00 - 12:00Corporate Social Responsibility and the Private Sector (Sala Red Eléctrica de España)
Alfonso Velásquez Tuesta - Former Minister of Perú. President of Sierra Madre Exportadora

12:30 - 13:30Closing Session
Jacobo Pombo García - President of Global Youth Leadership Forum

14:00 - 16:00Lunch