Youth Engagement in the SDGs during the Pandemic: Voices from the Frontline of the Climate Crisis
Thursday, 9 July 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Virtual (New York time)

Side Event

Main Organizer: Peace Boat

Co-organizers: Permanent Mission of Trinidad & Tobago to the United Nations, the International Alliance to Combat Ocean Acidification, and March for Science

The event will focus on “Protecting the planet and building resilience,” with emphasis on SDG13 for Climate Action. To achieve “the decade of action,” it is critical that youth be at the center of policy and decision-making. “Transformative pathways” for youth empowerment and innovation to reach a wider audience, the importance of building networks for youth, as well as new challenges as a result of the pandemic, will be discussed. We will hear from youth working for the 2030 Agenda in their own communities from countries which are presenting their VNRs this year, in particular Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
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