The voice of you(th)!
Climate change is one of humanity’s biggest problems at this time, affecting millions of people around the globe and the environment itself. Youth organizing strikes around the world shows the importance of giving them a voice and listening to how they bring up solutions for change.
During the Youth for Climate Adaptation Conference on the 22nd of January 2021 in Groningen, youth from all around the globe came together (online) and work on their contributions for the Climate Adaptation Summit. This world summit took place on the 25th of January 2021. During the event, world leaders came together to discuss climate adaptation and make agreements which will be turn to action. Youth was also given the opportunity to express a text or call to action, which is adopted by the summit as a joint declaration.
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Young people call on world leaders to 'Adapt for the future'
Young people from more than 115 countries presented a call to action “Adapt for our Future”.
Did you miss an event or do you want to experience an event for the second time? On this page you will find all live broadcasts!
Replay the YfCA Climate Talks
Youth and experts worldwide share their knowledge about climate adaptation.
Global Action Agenda > together with young people across the globe, we made this agenda / statements as input for the world leaders who met (online) on the 25th of January 2021. Learn more about the Global Action Agenda >>>
Regional Action Agenda > together with young people in the Netherlands from the Province of Groningen we made this agenda / statements as input for regional policy in all 12 municipalities of the province. Learn more about the Regional Action Agenda >>>
Act & Adapt: take action in your own environment. Information about all the possibilities to make your garden, street, or neighbourhood climate adaptive.
Interview with Matthiass Knöll - member of the youth team
My name is Matthias Knöll, and I’m from Germany. I am the coordinator for the program part of the conference