Youth

RCE Youth Voices on Climate Action Join to Commemorate International Youth Day

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  • The first ever RCE Youth Webinar was held on 11 August, 2021, commemorating International Youth Day 2021.
  • Five RCE youth members from Australia, Colombia, Zambia, Japan, and Denmark shared youth-led climate-action initiatives conducted in their RCE communities.
  • Key points of action identified within the breakout sessions included the integration of environmental education in schools, raising public awareness, and creating platforms to enable knowledge-sharing and community engagement.
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RCE SDG Youth Challenge - Youth for the Goals: Resilient Communities and Planet

The RCE SDG Youth Challenge is a global youth-led initiative run annually that connects youth leaders working in their own communities to a larger global platform. The initiative aims to engage and empower local youth leaders with the opportunity to have a voice and implement their own place-based projects on issues that matter to them, supporting ESD. 

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RCE SDG Youth Challenge: Youth for the Goals - Resilient Planet and Communities

Following an unprecedented year, the RCE SDG Youth Challenge has now commenced its fourth year running. The global initiative aims to engage and empower local youth leaders with the opportunity to have a voice and implement their own place-based projects on issues that matter to them and the RCEs.  

RCE Youth in Japan Discuss & Network on Education for Sustainable Development

Forty youth members from Japanese RCEs gathered online for the 3rd Japan RCE Youth Meeting held on 18 February, 2021, co-organised by RCE Okayama and UNU-IAS, to discuss youth activities on education for sustainable development (ESD) and to share relevant ideas among members. The meeting was held jointly with the Working Level Meeting of Japanese RCEs, and was divided into two parts: (i) the sharing of RCE youth activities, and (ii) a group discussion.

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SDG Youth Challenge 2020/2021 - "Youth for the Goals": Highlights and Invite for Youth to Join in 2021

The 3rd annual RCE SDG Youth Challenge 2020 "Youth for the Goals: Resilient Communities and Planet" was hosted by RCE Greater Western Sydney (Western Sydney University). It focused on localised action to address SDG 11 (Sustainable Cities and Communities), SDG 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production) and SDG 15 (Life on Land).

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RCE Kano Digital Youth Forum for Sustainability and Youth Leadership Conference: Recordings and Presentation Slides Now Available

Organised by RCE Kano, the Sustainability and Youth Leadership Conference was held from 1-2 November, 2020 with more than 170 registrants for the two-day event.

The second Digital Youth Forum focused on leadership, and was designed to complement the first Conference held in October 2020, empowering youth to take leadership roles in promoting and driving the SDGs.

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Webinar 'Youth and Sustainability in COVID Era' Marks Celebration of International Youth Day 2020

Today's youth face extraordinary global challenges. Worsening modern conflicts, climate change, increasing gaps of inequality, and now COVID-19. The pandemic has brought with it a lot of uncertainty for young peoples' futures.

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