22 January Youth for Climate Adaptation Conference | The Voice of Youth on Climate Adaptation
- Online, 13:00-18:00 CET / Groningen, the Netherlands
Young people from all over the world will have the opportunity to connect, exchange and prepare their contributions to CAS 2021.
During the Youth for Climate Adaptation Conference, youth from all around the globe comes together in Groningen. Jointly they contribute to a Global Action Agenda and a Regional Groningen Action Agenda, to be presented at the Climate Adaptation Summit. A lot of inspiring workshops, speeches and activities will be available in the free interactive online festival experience that will address how we can work on climate adaptive solutions together. The Youth for Climate Adaptation Conference is organised by youth, for youth.
Speaker highlights include: Adenike Oladosu (Nigeria), a climate activist and the initiator of the Fridays For Future movement; Elizabeth Wathuti (Kenya), an environment and climate activist and founder of the Green Generation Initiative; Vositha Wijenayake (Sri Lanka), a human rights law activist, director of SLYCAN Trust and consultant to the UNFCCC national adaptation plans and policy unit; Delaney Reynolds (USA), the founder & CEO of The Sink or Swim Project.
Next to this, there will be a lot of different interactive workshops, including from the former Chief of Defence and 4-star General Tom Middendorp, the Resilient Cities Network, EcoShape, and CGIAR.