YMCA

Youth-Led 

Solutions Summit:

CLIMATE ACTION

VIRTUAL SUMMIT

Autumn 2020

Dates and more details coming in June.

In autumn of 2020, young leaders from across the globe will gather in a virtual space to  develop solutions in response to UN Sustainable Development Goal 13: Climate Action.

Hosted by YMCA of San Francisco, in partnership with

 

PUTTING YOUTH AT THE CENTER OF THE UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

The 2020 YMCA Youth-Led Solutions Summit (YLSS) in San Francisco will bring together young people from around the world to build the skills and solutions necessary to take climate action in their communities.

The YLSS in San Francisco is the first in a series of summits hosted by YMCAs across the globe. Each summit will empower youth to take action focused on different SDGs.

MORE DETAILS COMING SOON

The primary focus of the first summit in San Francisco is UN SDG 13: Climate Action.

The summit will also explore the intersectionality SDG 13 and other SDGs.

Find more information about the UN Sustainable Development Goals below.

SUMMIT OUTCOMES

Develop an international network and dialogue around creating solutions to climate challenges.

Inspire delegates to design and implement climate action solutions in their local communities.

Equip young people to be multipliers who empower others to create climate action solutions.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE SUMMIT?

Young people, ages 21-35

from anywhere across the globe, with or without YMCA affiliation, who are passionate about climate change and committed to taking action in their community.

REGISTRATION

COMING SOON

 

PARTNERS

ABOUT THE UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

 

17 GOALS TO TRANSFORM OUR WORLD

 

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals are a call for action by all countries to promote prosperity while protecting the planet. They recognize that ending poverty must go hand-in-hand with strategies that build economic growth and address a range of social needs including education, health, social protection, and job opportunities, while tackling climate change and environmental protection.

 

Learn more about all 17 SDGs.

TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE

 

Goal 13 calls for urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts. It is intrinsically linked to all 16 of the other Goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Learn more about Goal 13.

YOUNG PEOPLE

MAKE IT HAPPEN 

 

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