Y-Adapt: Inspiring youth-led local action globally

Abstract:

Explore PfR’s Y-Adapt programme – an interactive, game-based curriculum supporting youth-led action on climate change adaptation around the world.

Get inspired by Y-Adapt youth who will share examples of real-life climate actions they have implemented in their communities.

Hear from PfR country partners on how they are integrating Y-Adapt into their long term strategic objectives to advance climate action and engage different sectors including health, WASH, DRM and youth and partners including Ministries of Environment and Education to address this inter-disciplinary challenge.

Ask your questions to our global Y-Adapt panellists and get involved in the global Y-Adapt community!

Speaker(s):

  • Hosted by Brigitte Rudram, Technical Adviser for Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre
  • Maria Theresa Bongiad, Youth Manager, Philippine Red Cross 

  • Blaise Bukuyi, Disaster Risk Reduction Officer, Uganda Red Cross 

  • Valencia Estime, Assistant Coordinator, Red Cross Youth, Haiti Red Cross 

  • Jorge Ruiz, Country Coordinator, Wetlands International, Guatemala 

Time Slot: 14:30 - 15:45 CET

Language: English, French and Spanish

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