Summit: Climate Action launch full broadcast
EN: 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
SP: La Cumbre de soluciones liderada por jóvenes de YMCA: Climate Action LIVE presenta dos transmisiones interactivas especiales únicas, mientras YMCA y sus socios reúnen a líderes jóvenes de todo el mundo con recursos críticos para abordar la crisis climática.
FR: Le Sommet Jeunesse des solutions du YMCA: la lutte contre les changements climatiques EN DIRECT présente deux émissions interactives spéciales et uniques puisque le YMCA et ses partenaires réunissent de jeunes leaders du monde entier dotés de ressources essentielles pour faire face à la crise climatique.
One Young World Ambassador
Winner of the International Children’s Peace Prize, L'Oreal Paris Women of Worth Honouree and Canada's Top25 Women of Influence Awardee, 19-year old youth icon Kehkashan Basu, has been impacting the global fraternity with her work on children’s rights, promoting gender equality, mitigating climate change and social upliftment. A United Nations Human Rights Champion and a National Geographic Explorer, Kehkashan is the Founder President of social innovation enterprise, Green Hope Foundation which has 2,038 youth ambassadors working in 15 countries.
Carlos Madjri Sanvee
Secretary General, World YMCA
As YMCA deepens its commitment to addressing global issues, the highest level of YMCA global leadership will set the context and state the reasons for why YMCA is doing this now.
Director General, WWF International
Having first worked with WWF as a youth volunteer in his native Italy. As the head of the largest and most respected nature conservation organization, he works with world leaders, corporate executives and civil society to forge a future in which people and nature thrive.
Founder & CEO, Safe Drinking Water For All
Young scientist and social entrepreneur that developed Aqualuz, the technology to treat rainwater from harvesting systems using sunlight in the world, the youngest Brazilian graduate in Leadership for New Enterprises from MIT. She won the UN Young Champions of the Earth award, and is listed as one of “20 inspiring young people in her 20" in Brazil by McKinsey & Company (2019).
Head of Communications, Africa Youth for Nature Network
A communication specialist passionate about environmental conservation and empowering the youth to take action. She worked at WWF Africa for a period of 8 Months and during her stay at WWF she was part of a team able to organise a successful youth conference which gave birth to Africa Youth for Nature Network.