Fireside Chat: Youth and Business Leaders – Where is My Money Going?

The COP25 Presidency, with partners BLI Global, Youth Climate Lab and Plant-for-the-Planet, is hosting an interactive Fireside Chat: Youth and Business Leaders to explore the role of young people in driving sustainable finance to achieve a just, climate-resilient future.  The speed dating will aim to generate intergenerational discussion and collaboration on corporate social responsibility, accountability in sustainable investments and…

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COY15: Understanding NDCs and Youth Engagment

On November 29th, Plant-for-the-Planet, BLI Global and BCCIC held a capacity building workshop on “Understanding NDCs and Youth Engagement. The training session covered issues related to the Global Stock-take, National Adaptation Plans and equipping youth with skills on how to engage at the national and international level to drive climate ambition in their countries. This workshop is part of…

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StartUp Africa Roadtrip

This year, StartUp Africa Roadtrip is an Italian based organization that fosters intercultural collaboration between Europe and Africa for young people engaged in startup business innovations in Uganda. I was thrilled to be part of this year’s final event and winners selection session held on 8th of August that took place at the Italian Ambassador’s Residence in Kololo. It…

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Idea Lab at the EU mission in NYC

On 9th April, 2019 a group of young people attending the ECOSOC Youth Forum in New York met up for a workshop at the EU mission to brainstorm on ideas of how they and other youth across the world can increase ambition towards climate action in the lead up to the UN Secretary General’s Climate Action Summit that will…

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DEMANDING FOR A GREENER AFRICA

I had the privilege of attending the Africa Climate Week that took place from the 18th – 22nd March, 2019 in Accra Ghana. Thanks to the cooperation and collaboration of agencies and organizations like the UNFCCC, GCF and PACJA, youth engagement was meaningful and a success. Below is the a copy of the Climate March Statement written for YOUNGO during the…

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