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Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics
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Celebrate World Environment Day this Sunday with Ms Esperanza Garcia. The topic is an apt representation of the principle of WLC: …

Celebrate World Environment Day this Sunday with Ms Esperanza Garcia. The topic is an apt representation of the principle of WLC:

Topic: Youth Mobilization & Global Climate Politics


Time: 8am GMT


Date: 5 June, Sunday

If you are interested in joining the webinar, follow this link: http://worldleadershipconference.org

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  • 1. YOUTH MOBILIZATION &amp; GLOBAL CLIMATE POLITICS<br />Pre-World Leadership Conference Online Conference: WebinarSessions<br />JUNE 5, 2011<br />
  • 2. AGENDA<br />Global Youth Mobilization: International Youth Council &amp; International Youth Climate Movement<br />Youth engagement &amp; Global Climate Politics <br />Local Youth mobilization: Philippine Youth Climate Movement <br />
  • 3. BOTTOMLINE IS…<br /> THERE ARE MANY PROBLEMS IN THE WORLD<br /><ul><li>There are 800 million starving
  • 4. 24000 children die/day in poverty
  • 5. 1.4 M die/year from lack of safe drinking water
  • 6. 121 M are out of education worldwide.
  • 7. One billion lack clean drinking water
  • 8. Three Billion people live on less than $2/day
  • 9. Several billion people affected by climate change</li></ul> IN AN IDEAL WORLD WE SOLVE THEM ALL<br />
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  • 11. UN Millenium Campaign &amp; Youth<br /> The contributions of youth to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are fundamental for success in achieving development. Youth are the future of the UN, and the future of all development.<br />
  • 12. Annual Youth Assembly at the UN<br />The Youth Assembly is an annual gathering of hundreds of young people from around the world who seek practical ways to contribute to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, global networking and social entrepreneurship skills as well as meeting with and contributing to civil society formally affiliated with the United Nations. The Youth Assembly is about showing how one person can make a difference by engaging with the challenges of the present and being an educated and active citizen.<br />
  • 13. “Young people are the most important capital<br />in the world’s history to change the future of humanity.”<br />
  • 14. INTERNATIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL<br />The International Youth Council (IYC) is a non-profit, nongovernmental organization founded at the UN Youth Assembly in 2007 dedicated to giving young people across the world both collective voice and a mechanism to support global sustainable development.<br />
  • 15. Our mission is to provide youth with project support, leadership opportunities, and a broad networking base. We advocate for greater youth representation in international policy-making, including official representation within the United Nations. Our belief is that our generation and our interests are not adequately represented. As capable advocates of the future, we wish to ensure that the leaders of today leave a world worthy of our inheritance tomorrow.<br />
  • 16. IYC CHAPTER<br />www.internationalyouthcouncil.com<br />
  • 17. August 4, 2010 Moderating a panel on Climate Change for the 7th Annual Youth Assembly at UN Headquarters with David Novack, producer/director of Climate Chess (to my right), Janos Pasztor (to my left), the top climate adviser to the UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon, and Richard Jordan, former Chairman for the 60th Annual UNDPI Conference on Climate Change.<br />Moderating a panel with Ambassador BasoSangqu of South Africa - telling his story as a youth leader and student activist when he was in jail during the apartheid.<br />
  • 18. CLIMATE CHANGE IS AN MDG ISSUE<br />Poverty<br />Water Availability<br />Food Security<br />Peace and Order<br />
  • 19. UN Climate Change Conference<br />COP16 Opening Ceremony (source: cc2010.mx)<br />
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  • 24. YOUTH &amp; FUTURE GENERATIONS<br />WHAT WE NEED<br />WHAT WE WANT<br />WHAT WE HAVE <br />
  • 25. WHAT WE NEED<br />350 PARTS PER MILLION <br />
  • 26.
  • 27. NEGOTIATING OUR SURVIVAL<br />350 PARTS PER MILLION <br />NEGOTIATING OUR SURVIVAL<br />
  • 28.
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  • 30. WHAT WE WANT<br />350 PARTS PER MILLION <br />
  • 31. GREEN JOBS! <br />
  • 32. WHAT WE HAVE<br />
  • 33.
  • 34. Official Delegate at COP<br />
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  • 38. Counting the deaths due to climate change impacts<br />Youth lobbying(in their mailbox)<br />Youth trying to save the Kyoto Protocol!<br />Telling the negotiators not to hide emissions in the forest.<br />
  • 39. Youth and Future Generations Day (YuFuGe) celebrates the role of youth in the UNFCCC process, particularly as this is the first time youth have an official constituency within the UNFCCC.<br />
  • 40. YOUTH IN INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE NEGOTIATIONS<br />
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  • 42. ARTICLE 6<br />
  • 43. Official Youth Delegate Declaration<br /> The UN Progamme on Youth declares that, “youth participation in decision making […] leads to better policy formulation, implementation and evaluation.” Moreover, as highlighted in the Synthesis Report (SR) on Article 6 of the Convention, young people are potent agents for change. This has been demonstrated time and time again at past UNFCCC meetings, where young people proved to be constructive partners in the negotiations. As stakeholders, it is important for governments to fully consider the concerns of youth in negotiations that concerns our future.<br />
  • 44. OFFICIAL YOUTH DELEGATE DECLARATION<br />No decision about us, without us<br />
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  • 46. “Climate Hero” Forum launched in Bohol State University with 5,000 students in audience<br />
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  • 48. 2010 Accomplishments<br /><ul><li>Visit of Schools &amp; Universities in Luzon,</li></ul>Visayas &amp; Mindanao<br /><ul><li>Engaged 40,000+ students
  • 49. 2,000 members
  • 50. Awarding of 30 Climate Hero’s
  • 51. 100,000 trees commitment to join </li></ul>our ‘1-Million Tree Youth Challenge’ <br />
  • 52. WHAT is PhilYCM?<br />Philippine Youth Climate Movement is an <br />environmental youth network that unites<br /> and mobilizes Filipino youth towards <br />environmental activism and responsiveness.<br />Our goal is to mobilize youth all over the<br /> Philippines to take action on Climate Change. <br />
  • 53. MISSION<br /><ul><li>Build and strengthen local and international </li></ul>youth alliances working towards <br />environmental conservation<br /><ul><li>Promote environmental education and </li></ul>information among the Filipino youth <br />and communities<br /><ul><li>Acknowledge Climate Heroes across the region
  • 54. Mobilize the Philippine Youth to take</li></ul> action on Climate Change<br />
  • 55. OFFICIAL YOUTH DELEGATES AT COP16<br />
  • 56. Saving the Philippine SeasAn intergenerational Responsibility<br />
  • 57. Interviewing Thom Yorked of Radiohead COP15<br />Dr. Jeffrey Sachs<br />Mentor, Dr. RajendraPachauri, Nobel laureate and IPCC Chairman <br />President Calderon of Mexico<br />
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  • 59. &quot;For it matters not how small the beginning may seem to be: what is once well done is done forever.&quot; - Henry David Thoreau<br />

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