Youth Reflections on the Climate Chance Summit

Vilma Chanta, la Punto Focal de Juventud de GWP Centroamérica, participó en Climate Chance en donde expresó que “como jóvenes también queremos estar representados oficialmente en los espacios de toma de decisiones y además tener más apoyo para facilitar el intercambio de las mejores prácticas a través de una plataforma internacional que promueva la participación de la juventud y que apoyen las acciones que muchos jóvenes alrededor del mundo ya están realizando que contribuyen en la lucha contra el cambio climático.”

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Youth representatives were at the Climate Chance Summit, held in Nantes, France, on 26-28 September 2016. Vivien Deloge, a member of the World Youth Parliament for Water (WYPW), wrote down his thoughts on the event in a guest blog for GWP. He says that youth can move mountains with very limited means.


In Nantes, 20 young professionals and students showcased the recommendations they officially presented at the COY11 and COP21 last year. Gathered in a White Paper entitled “Un Paris pour l’Eau”, they focus on 4 thematic areas: agriculture, health, water sharing, and climate risks. These recommendations are stemming from national consultations conducted on water, climate and the role of youth in 17 Francophonie countries. Finalised in Paris, they were officially handed to French Ministers Mrs Ségolène Royal, Minister of the Environment and Mrs Annick Girardin, then Minister for Development and Francophonie, by 52 young representatives at…

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