Fully Funded UNCCD COP13 Youth Forum in China
Young people are an important force toward the development of a sustainable world.The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Secretariat recognises the important roles youth play in combating land degradation and promoting sustainable land management (SLM). Empowering young people to protect and restore degraded ecosystems will lead to green innovations that will contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular, reaching SDG15.3 land degradation neutrality.
The UNCCD Secretariat invites all young people and youth organisation representatives to apply to speak and participate in the international UNCCD Youth Forum at its 13th Conference of the Parties (COP 13). The theme this year is “Land, youth and sustainability.”
The Forum will be the platform for youth to:
Selected speakers and representatives will receive full funding for international travel, accommodation and daily allowance during the forum.
Deadline: 26th June 2017
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