The 3-day online event ‘How much do You(th) know about Climate?’ took place between Thursday, May 27th, 2021, and Saturday, May 29th, 2021.
It was organized on the occasion of the International Mother Earth Day (22nd April), World Environment Day (5th June), and World Oceans Day (8th June).
The event consisted of 8 independent, interactive sessions, each one lasting 1 hour.
Through the event, participants
- understood how environmental issues are incorporated into the SDGs;
- recognized the current situation, existing challenges, and possible pathways for action on various climate-related topics;
- realized the role of young people in the promotion of climate action and the achievement of the related SDGs;
- got connected with other young people and representatives of youth-led organizations;
- comprehended the importance of holistic approaches, partnerships, and joint efforts.
The sessions were facilitated by representatives from youth-led and/ or youth-focused organizations who have knowledge and expertise in the respective topic.
Our partners were, in alphabetical order, as follows:
- AEGEE Europe – Association des États Généraux des Étudiants de l’Europe, Climate Emergency Working Group
- ASECU Youth – Students’ Association of Economic Universities of South and Eastern Europe and the Black Sea Region
- Ethical Paths
- GEYC – Group of the European Youth for Change
- IACES – International Association of Civil Engineering Students
- IVSA – International Veterinary Students’ Association, Standing Committee on One Health (SCOH)
- YES-Europe Greece, YES Europe – Young Leaders in Energy and Sustainability
Evangelia SAVVIDOU, Coordinator of SDSN Youth Black Sea, was the hostess of the event.
In the following gallery, you can explore some of the sessions’ highlights!
The informative event booklet contains details about each session and the speakers.
We would like to thank the youth organizations and speakers for kindly accepting our invitation to participate in the event, and for putting so much beautiful energy and effort into the realization of it.
We would also like to thank all the participants who joined the event and supported our initiative.