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YOUTH-LED SOLUTIONS SUMMIT:

CLIMATE ACTION

Watch the talks, interviews and discussions from the virtual Global Launch, and learn more about how you can take action on climate change.

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1:46:51

Kehkashan Basu

Summit: Climate Action closing full broadcast

YMCA's Youth-Led Solutions Summit: Climate Action LIVE presents the final unique special interactive broadcasts as YMCA and its partners bring together young leaders around the world with critical resources to address the climate crisis.

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25:22

Jo Herbert-James

Climate Action + Youth Leadership Panel

The Youth-Led Solutions Summit flagship panel on climate action brought together bright young minds from Norway, the Marshall Islands, South Africa, Thailand and Brazil. All are at different stages of their leadership journey but have taken the first steps towards creating a more just and equitable world for all.

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10:10

Jayathma Wickramanayake

UN Youth Envoy remarks on Climate Actions

The remarks from the United Nations Secretary General's Envoy on Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, formed part of the Youth-Led Solution Summit: Climate Action on Friday 23 October 2020.

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5:05

Charles Collins

Announcing the first round of seed funding

Chuck Collins, President Emeritus of the YMCA of San Francisco, alongside a global planning committee of young leaders from every continent - as well as many other leaders - worked behind the scenes to make the Youth-Led Solutions initiative possible, sourcing partners, drafting the agenda and much more.

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5:03

Carlos Madjri Sanvee

Opening Welcome

Carlos Madjri Sanvee, Secretary General of the World YMCA opened the launch of the Youth-Led Solution Summit Launch on Monday 19 October 2020.

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2:49

Marco Lambertini

WWF International's Marco Lambertini, Director General

Marco Lambertini, WWF's Director General, leads a global network with five million supporters, 35 million followers on social media, and activities in over 100 countries,

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01:49

Charlie O'Halloran

What is the Youth-Led Solutions initiative?

This motion graphic video explains in 90 seconds what the Youth-Led Solutions initiative is all about!

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8:47

Gloria Shimuli

Solution Team interview with Ylli Alija and Melody Quintanilla

Gloria Shimuli interviews Ylli Alija, from Kosovo and Melody Quintanilla, from the Philippines, both have been taking part in the process.

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4:12

Patricia Pelton

President Patricia Pelton, looking ahead at YMCA's commitment

World YMCA's President, Patricia Pelton, opened the second part of the LIVE Summit that brought an end to two action-packed weeks of young leaders working together as part of Solution Teams to address the climate emergency.

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28:10

Dahni-El Giles

Dahni-El Giles: An Intro to The Optimists Guide to the Climate Crisis

Presenting ‘The Optimist’s Guide To The Climate Crisis: How To Do More Than Hope’ Dahni-El conveys what you need to know, what makes a difference, and what you can do.

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2:23

Indigenous young people's statement on nature and planet

The indigenous communities of this world have an insight like no-other into this relationship between people and planet. Recognising this connection, a group of indigenous young leaders from around the world came together to provide context at the start of the Youth-Led Solutions Summit.

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14:00

Oliviah Tawarar

Oliviah Tawarar, Africa Youth for Nature Network

Oliviah Tawarar spent eight months working with WWF Africa, organised a youth conference which gave birth to the Africa Youth for Nature Network, where she is now the Head of Communications.

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2:39

Brónach Reilly

A look ahead to COP26

With COP26 taking place in Glasgow next year, Brónach Reilly understands the importance of Scotland's role as host.

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13:47

Jayathma Wickramanayake

UN Youth Envoy Q&A with Stefanie Tornow

This Q&A formed part of the Youth-Led Solution Summit: Climate Action on Friday 23 October 2020.

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2:01:16

Kehkashan Basu

Summit: Climate Action launch full broadcast

YMCA's Youth-Led Solutions Summit: Climate Action LIVE presents two unique special interactive broadcasts as YMCA and its partners bring together young leaders around the world with critical resources to address the climate crisis

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12:54

Bertine Lakjohn

Ashley Kolaya interviews Marshallese Climate Activist, Bertine Lakjohn

To the Marshall Islands and Kosrae, the climate emergency poses severe threats to its security, human rights and everyday way of life as the sea level rises.

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7:06

Daniel Galan

Interview with Saul Cal Morán, Indigenous Youth from Guatemala

For centuries, nature was protected by a set of people who have a deep connection to the planet - but so often their voices have gone unheard or been ignored.

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8:32

Ana-Luísa Beserra

Anna Luísa Beserra, Safe Drinking Water For All keynote

Anna Luisa Beserra is a young scientist and social entrepreneur who developed Aqualuz, the technology to treat rainwater from harvesting systems - using sunlight.

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