Khalil Alnammari, a Full Time MBA student (Class of 2013) at ESADE Business School in Barcelona, has been selected as representative for his native country of Saudi Arabia in the upcoming G20 Youth Summit, a premier forum for discussing, planning and monitoring international economic and financial cooperation.

The Youth Summit, this year being held in the French city of Cannes on 3 and 4 November, is an annual two-day event for graduate students from G8 and G20 member countries, run parallel to the real world events concerning G8 and G20, with huge support from the French presidency.

The aim of this event, now in its sixth year, is to promote dialogue about current world issues, “promote cross-cultural understanding and build global friendships”.

Issues to be debated in this year’s summit:

Reforming the International Monetary System (IMS)

Strengthening financial regulation

Combating commodity price volatility, ensuring food security

Supporting employment and strengthening the social dimension of globalization

Fighting corruption

Working on behalf of development : development and innovative financing

To follow Khalil on Twitter during the entire event, simply search for @kalnammari and @theesademba.  He will be back with his own personal views of the whole event on his return to Barcelona.

For more information on Youth Diplomacy and to sign up for future events to represent your own country, visit www.youthdiplomacy.org