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Information on some of the many climate change initiatives, projects, campaigns, educational tools, websites and publications, produced by and for young people, independently or in partnership with United Nations or other organizations. These range from global initiatives raising awareness for combating climate change, to advocacy efforts at the UNFCCC negotiations.

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Climate Change Youth Video Contest The Will Steger Foundation invites young US citizens to share their actions on and help raise awareness about climate change in the form of a video. The “Youth Voices of Change” video contest is now open for transmissions from young people in Grades... more>> 19 Dec 2013 Education, Public Awareness, Public Participation English NGO International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development Exhibition
Expedition Hope – Stop the global meltdown Expedition Hope is an inspiring way to raise awareness on the fight against global warming. The expedition starts on 2 April 2014. Felix Finkbeiner will bid farewell to the team, led by Bernice Notenboom, and will perform a symbolic act with her, by ... more>> 31 Mar 2014 International Cooperation, Public Awareness English Partnership, NGO International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases Information campaign
Interview by the UN Alliance on Climate Change Education, Training and Public Awareness Only through a fundamental change in the way we think and act our societies can step on a path to sustainability. In 2012, the UN Alliance on Climate Change Education, Training and Public Awareness was formed to unite the expertise and comparative s... more>> 13 Dec 2013 Education, International Cooperation, Public Awareness English UN body, Partnership International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development Audio / visual
Side event: Building Skills to Address Climate Change: Lessons from the UN Climate Change Learn Partnership At this high-level event Governments, NGOs and international organizations will share results in advancing a strategic approach to climate change learning and implementing Article 6. The event will mark the end of the current UN CC:Learn pilot phase ... more>> 11 Nov 2013 Education, Public Access to Information, Public Awareness English NGO International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development Event
Side event: Combatting climate change through education and training, 16 November, Room Cracow Level 2 Zone B2 Organized by the United Nations Alliance on Climate Change Education, Training and Public Awareness , this side event featured a lively panel discussion on the fundamental importance of education and training for climate change action. It showcased t... more>> 14 Nov 2013 Education, International Cooperation, Public Access to Information, Public Awareness, Public Participation, Training English Partnership International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development Event
Side event: Green & Decent jobs for youth – Building synergies between climate and employment policies The climate crisis needs an urgent response. At the same time, youth unemployment is growing in developed countries and precarious work is often the only option for young people in the developing world. Can we make these two fights compatible? Trade ... more>> 11 Nov 2013 Public Access to Information, Training English IGO International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development Event
Side Event: Green& Decent jobs for youth- Building synergies between climate and employment policies, 16 November, Room Torun Level 2 Zone B3 The climate crisis needs an urgent response. At the same time, youth unemployment is growing in developed countries and precarious work is often the only option for young people in the developing world. Can we make these two fights compatible? Trade ... more>> 14 Nov 2013 International Cooperation, Public Awareness English IGO International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development Event
Side event: Intergenerational Inquiry The Intergenerational Inquiry provides a platform for youth delegates from around the world to engage with key players of the intergovernmental climate change arena. This year\'s sixth edition will focus on intergenerational equity as a moral princip... more>> 13 Nov 2013 Public Access to Information, Public Participation English UN body International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development Event
Side event: Polish ZOOM-Kids sing: WAKE UP! Help our planet to recover! 10:30-10:50, 16 November, Climate Change Studio Level 0 Zone C2 Children (8-9 years) from a school in Elk, Poland, participating in the Europe Wide Campaign “ZOOM – Kids on the Move for Climate Action”, will present their work and ideas on saving our climate: They sing their school song addressing the “older gues... more>> 14 Nov 2013 Public Awareness English NGO International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development Event
Side event: Postcards from the Frontlines – calling for justice for climate refugees, 15 November, Climate Change Studio Level 0 Zone C2 The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts recently joined in partnership with Environmental Justice Foundation on their project ‘Postcards from the Frontlines’. WAGGGS is mobilizing efforts around the world to send postcards, through eithe... more>> 14 Nov 2013 Public Awareness English NGO International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Other, Vulnerability and Adaptation Event
Side event: The Potential of Divestment: Changing the Landscape of Climate Politics and Its Relevance to 2015 This event will explore divestment\'s historical weight and current power to sculpt the political landscape in the run up to a global deal. Drawing on the experiences of economists, academics, and the business sector we will showcase the growing glob... more>> 11 Nov 2013 Public Awareness English NGO International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development Event
UNESCO video on ‘Learning to address climate change’ This animated video by UNESCO shows in four minutes why climate change education is important and how it shapes sustainable development in practice. The video also helps to better understand the causes of climate change and highlights examples of ho... more>> 08 Jan 2014 Education, Public Awareness English UN body International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development, Vulnerability and Adaptation Audio / visual
Workshop: Rights, Governance & Climate Change. 16 November, University of Warsaw The workshop on Rights, Governance and Climate Change will take place on the sidelines of the 19th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 19) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It will examine the use of substantive and... more>> 14 Nov 2013 Education, Public Awareness, Training English UN body, Academic International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development Event
Youth working with children to build a sustainable future ECI and co-organizing partners are supporting local action and advocacy of children in UK, US, Canada, Nigeria, Ghana and Brazil to combat climate change. Highlighting actions by children aimed at understanding and taking practical actions to mitigat... more>> 11 Nov 2013 Education, International Cooperation, Public Awareness English NGO International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development Event
“Everything you need to know about the IPCC fifth Assessment Report” – Impacts, Adaptation & Vulnerability Recently, the IPCC has issued the second volume of its Fifth Assessment Report on Climate Change , the most updated and comprehensive overview on scientific knowledge about climate change. The video "Everything you need to know about the IPCC fifth... more>> 09 Apr 2014 Education, Public Access to Information English NGO International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Land Management / Agriculture / Forestry, Vulnerability and Adaptation, Mitigation Audio / visual

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