24 April 2020 | Estonia
Date: April 24, 2020
Time: 2-4PM CET
Venue: zoom.us (link will be sent to selected participants)
This is a second webinar in a series: “Making Youth Participation Visible” where we look into concept of youth participation through relevant topics – f.e. sustainability and activism.
During the webinar we will look into:
- Youth environmental activism
- Ownership, motivation and different perspectives
- Young people journeys towards activism
- Fridays for Future – Environmental activism in times of Climate Change
- Organized movements vs grassroot activism
- Do’s and Don’tsfor interacting with decision makers, media and the general public
The webinar will end with a Q&A session where experts support you in finding a solution for your questions.
Johanna Schwarz (26) is a UN youth representative, climate activist, moderator and speaker as well as a strong advocate for youth participation in international politics. Having served in the Youth Steering Committee of the UN Department of Global Communications and leading an ECOSOC-associated youth NGO, she knows the diplomatic and civil society scene at the United Nations quite well and regularly joins international conferences as a speaker and youth participant, including the COP21 in Paris, the UN Civil Society Conference in Seoul or the Climate Summits in New York in 2019. Johanna is deeply passionate about combating climate change through just transitions and completed her Master’s in Climate Change from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 2017. She now works in consulting and focuses on facilitating energy and mobility transitions through clean tech and machine learning. Johanna has been named a G20 Young Global Changer in 2018 and serves as a member to Salto PI’s Youth Participation Think Tank.
Sarah Hadj Ammar is 20 years old and studies biomedical sciences in Würzburg. Currently, she is living in Berlin. Since 2011 she has been an Ambassador for Climate Justice and she also was a member of the Global Board with Plant-for-the-Planet. Already during the COP in 2015 she, along with some others, called for a first “Climate Strike”. Since April 2018 she has been a member of the Youth Council of the Generationen Stiftung [Generation Foundation] and intensively looks into questions of climate, global justice, and human rights. Sarah Hadj Ammar co-authored the book „Ihr habt keinen Plan, darum machen wir einen!“ [You don’t have a plan, so we made one!].
In order to take part of this webinar, participants will have to ensure following technical requirements are guaranteed to have a good webinar experience:
- Wifi or 3G/4G network
- microphone (optional)
- webcam (optional)
There is no participation fee. Selected participants will have to confirm their participation and be available to attend the webinar. In case of cancellation less than 2 days before the webinar takes place, SALTO PI might take this into account in selection of participants in future events. We request responsibility and keeping agreements.
Accommodation and food
The event takes place online and there are no related costs to accommodation and food.
The webinar does not require travelling and no reimbursements are foreseen.