PANABO CITY – Summit 360, a youth convergence hosted by San Pedro College that encourages the youth to be more involved in public service and in contributing to the attainment of the global sustainable development goals (SDGs), welcomed student delegates from various universities and colleges in the region, including student organization representatives of Davao del Norte State College’s Institute of Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Good Governance.
The summit was held virtually via Zoom on May 6 – 7, 2022. DNSC’s delegates to the summit included; Carlo Jan Porras, Harrel Jay Sabido, Shahanie Calapotoc, Ian Batocael, Kelly Daroy, Aloysius Matthew Alarcon, Jonnah Mae Gabia, Hanna Grace Pajarillaga, Jodelyn Bercilla, Nikka Mae Camomot, Eljhon Fernandez, Johnrey Lava, John Liethner Miranda, Mary Joy Punong, Wesley Sajol, Dapney Tingwasan, Diandra Marie Vecina, and Levi Vismanos.
There were four clusters that represented various SDGs. In the Equality cluster, the featured speaker was Lan Mercado, an advocate, and activist on equality, social justice, human rights, and sustainable development. The Good Livelihood and Quality of Life cluster heard the insights of Joana Bacallo, a United Nations SFG Youth Champion and community worker. Dr. Elsa May Delima-Baron, a wildlife biologist and herpetologist gave a talk on Environmental and Climate Responsibility, while Mark Jacinto, curator of the Online SDG Youth Action Forum, delivered a talk on Social and Economic Development. The activity also presented inspiring stories of youth advocates through the storytelling segment.