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November 19, 2017  |  

COP23: Final blogpost – See you next year!

This will be the last blog from this year’s COP, so I’m going to try to sum up how I’ve experienced this conference, and I will also make an encouragement for the future.

November 16, 2017  |  

COP23: “We cannot afford to wait any longer”

Only three days left until the end of COP23! Ministers and Head of states are arriving to give their final statements on the process of COP and negotiators are glad to finally get home. How fast time passes by.

November 15, 2017  |  

Gender Day at COP23: Why UNFCCC needs a Gender Action Plan

Todays is Gender Day at COP23 on which we raise awareness of the inequality gap between the genders. You might ask yourself why gender is a question when it comes to building a sustainable climate and why we have to fight for it in the negotiations.

December 30, 2016  |  

Happy New Year

“So this is Xmas, and what have you done? Another year over, and a new one just begun. And so this is Xmas, I hope you have fun. The near and the dear one, the old and the young.” This is taken from the first verse of John Lennon´s song, ”Happy Xmas (war is over).” […] Read more…

October 5, 2016  |  

Three different perspectives on climate change

We are here at the Innovation Camp in Switzerland and the experience has inspired us to spread awareness about climate change. This camp is very international with 66 people from 23 different countries and we all face different challenges. Every country experiences climate change and contributes to climate change in a very different way, but we all want to do something about it. One thing we can do is to share experiences from diverse regions of our planet in the hope that these perspectives will generate ideas to do things differently.

September 21, 2016  |  

World YMCA Programme Innovation Camp

70 young leaders from around the world spent five days together in Switzerland to learn and share their YMCA experiences. Four different innovations had been chosen for this year’s camp. Ten Sing, Youth Parliament, Saving and Investment Clubs and RGE. The young leaders were divided into different groups based on what their YMCA’s wanted to implement in […] Read more…