Youth groups meet to discuss climate change concerns
September 23, 2021 12:30 pm
Pacific Youth representatives which include young people from Fiji are meeting to discuss issues and concerns that can be raised at COP 26 in Glasgow.
The Youth4Pacific pre-COP gathering convened a two-day meeting launched today is aimed at empowering Pacific youth and leverage expertise and knowledge to amplify the story of our region.
350.org Pacific Representative to the Youth4Pacific Committee, George Nacewa says the event is an opportunity for youth to share their vision of a just, inclusive, and sustainable response to the threat of the climate crisis.
The meeting organized by the United Kingdom also provides a unique opportunity for Pacific youth to have an honest and open dialogue with regional governments and other relevant agencies.
Sustainable Ocean Alliance Representative to Youth4Pacific Committee, Komal Kumar adds the gathering will culminate in the formulation and endorsement of the Youth4Pacific Declaration on climate change.
The Youth4Pacific pre-COP gathering includes organizations such as Sustainable Ocean Alliance, 350.org Pacific, Active Citizens Pacific, and the Alliance for Future Generations Fiji.