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Register for the “Youth Action on Climate Change” Workshop

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The World Youth Foundation in collaboration with Ministry of Youth and Sports Malaysia, Malaysian National Commission for UNESCO, United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), Pembangunan Pertanian Melaka Sdn Bhd and various other agencies is organizing an International Workshop on Climate Change “Youth Action on Climate Change”, tentatively scheduled to be held on 21st – 24th May 2015 at Melaka, Malaysia.

This International Workshop will examine evidence of climate change, its natural and human causes, its ecosystemic impacts and its human impacts. It will also highlight the technological, social, ethical and political responses to climate change. Youth engagement throughout the workshop will be enhanced to ensure that views and contributions are acknowledged and strengthened.

The objectives of this International Workshop are:

  • To promote awareness and empower young people in advocating and initiating climate change adaptation and mitigation actions in their respective communities;
  • To build the capacity of young people in matters of environmental awareness and conservation focusing on issues related to Climate Change;
  • To provide young people with a workshop for exchange of ideas and experience thus enhancing inter-country cooperation;
  • To facilitate youth participation in national, regional and international environmental efforts for a whenever possible;
  • To encourage young people’s involvement in International environmental processes such as the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the United Nations Convention on the Biological Diversity;
  • To raise the visibility of environmental conservation through environmental awareness campaigns using media.
  • To facilitate an inclusive platform for effective partnerships with youth, youth-led organizations, youth organizations, youth ministries and relevant stakeholders to further strengthen inclusive youth participation in the decision-making processes and implementation of the post-2015 development agenda.

World Youth Foundation would appreciate your support in identifying qualified candidates to attend theInternational Workshop. More detailed information concerning the schedule of events and the registration fee can be found on their website http://cc.wyf.org.my


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