Young people all around the world can now apply for a fully-funded ticket to attend the “Youth4Climate: Driving Ambition” event which will take place from 28 to 30 September in Milan, Italy. Convened by the Government of Italy and building on the success of the 2019 UN Youth Climate Summit, the event will take place from 28 to 30 September and provide young delegates an unprecedented opportunity to put forward ideas and concrete proposals on some of the most pressing issues on the climate agenda. The first two days will be dedicated to working groups, while the last day will feature a discussion between young delegates and the Ministers attending pre-COP 26.
Interested young people can submit an application by 28 February, detailing the ways they are working with and leading other young people to advance climate action.
The topics covered by the event will include: youth participation in climate-related decision-making processes; the relationship between sustainable recovery and the implementation of the objectives of the Paris Agreement; the role of non-governmental actors in dealing with issues related to young people’s daily lives; education and scientific communication.
The application provide young people an opportunity to be part of this historic event, whether they are experienced climate activists or just starting their climate advocacy journey. To be eligible to attend, applicants must be between the ages of 15 and 29.
For more information about the Youth4Climate: Driving Ambition event and other ways to get involved in advance of COP26, please visit the Government of Italy’s webpage. Or, catch up on past episodes of the Youth4ClimateLive virtual event series at Youth4Climate.Live.
The final event of the Youth4ClimateLive program, entitled. “Driving Local Action”, scheduled for February 26, will serve to give further emphasis to the call, as well as clarify any doubts about the application process.
Material and further explanations:
· candidature’s form: https://un.submittable.com/submit
· twitter @PreCop26ITA; facebook @ministeroambiente
· program Youth4ClimateLive Series: https://youth4climate.live