Investing in People and Learning to Foster a Climate Resilient and Green Transition

  • Youth in Action on Climate Change: Inspirations from Around the World

    This publication is a collaborative effort of the United Nations Joint Framework Initiative on Children, Youth and Climate Change aiming at highlighting concrete activities young people are leading around the world. It has been produced as a tool and a source of inspiration for designing and carrying out climate change projects, initiatives and campaigns. The document is divided into five chapters, namely: 1) Uncovering mitigation potential showcasing initiatives to reduce greenhouse gases emissions; 2) Gearing up for the storm relating to adaptation and disaster risk reduction projects; 3) Nurturing youth leaders presenting activities in education, training and capacity-building; 4) Spreading the message highlighting awareness raising campaigns and materials; and 5) Shaping up the future climate change regime presenting examples of youth participation in climate change policy-making. A list of useful resources and materials for youth is included at the end.

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    Organization(s): FAO, UNDP, UNEP, UNESCO, UNFCCC, UNFPA, UNHABITAT, UNICEF, UNITAR

    Partner(s): CBD, UNCCD, UNDESA, UNV, WB, UN-NGLS, United Nations Programme on Youth, United Nations Joint Framework Initiative on Children, Youth and Climate Change

    Type of material:Other

    Publication date:2013

    Language(s): English, French, Spanish

    Topic(s): International Law and Policy, Governance – General, Capacity Development, COP22 List of UN Publications, Adaptation, Mitigation, Green Jobs/Economy, REDD, Children, Education, Energy, Environment