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(Part 1) United Nations Youth Climate Summit, 21 September 2019
21 Sep 2019 -  The Youth Climate Summit will take place on Saturday, September 21 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, as part of a weekend of events leading up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit on Monday, September 23.
The Youth Climate Summit will feature a full-day of programming that brings together young activists, innovators, entrepreneurs, and change-makers who are committed to combating climate change at the pace and scale needed to meet the challenge. It will be action oriented, intergenerational, and inclusive, with equal representation of young leaders from all walks of life.
The UN Youth Climate Summit is a platform for youth leaders who are driving climate action to showcase their solutions at the United Nations, and to meaningfully engage with decision-makers on the defining issue of our time.
Programme:
Pre-opening
Opening Session with the UN Secretary-General: Young People at the Frontlines
Summer of Solutions: Young Entrepreneurs Pitch Competition
Youth Take the Mic!
Nature-based Solutions Led by Young People.
Nature-based Solutions: Reducing emissions, increasing sink capacity and enhancing resilience within and across forestry, agriculture, oceans and food systems, including through biodiversity conservation, leveraging supply chains and technology.