UNDRR ROAMC, UNICEF, UNESCO & IFRC Webinar - Youth engagement in Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change

Online
Organizer
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
United Nations Children's Fund
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Office in Latin America and the Caribbean
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Event language(s)
Spanish

UNDRR ROAMC, UNICEF, UNESCO & IFRC Webinar - Youth engagement in Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change

Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2020.

Objective:

Showcase youth's role in preparing to disaster and fostering resilience to climate change in the Americas and the Caribbean. 

Speakers:

Youth activism and the need for climate action, by Eleanor Terrelonge, a youth activist in Jamaica who is the Director and Founder of the Jamaica Climate Change Youth Council (JCCYC).

Working with governmental agencies for climate action, by Natalia Gomez Solano, a youth activist from Costa Rica who is the co-founder of Red de Juventudes y Cambio Climático Costa Rica. She is also a member of the NDC Youth partnership helping to design the Youth Engagement Plan.

More topics to be confirmed. 

 

 

 

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