COP28 Unveiled: Young Leaders Converge to Shape a Sustainable Future

The Conference of the Parties, widely known as COP, stands as a beacon of global cooperation in the face of one of humanity’s most profound challenges – climate change. Convened annually under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the COP meetings bring together nations, leaders, scientists, and advocates to collectively address the […]

Y20 India: A Youth Perspective

The Youth 20 (Y20) delegates convened in Varanasi, India, from August 17-20 under the theme “One Earth, One Family, One Future” during India’s G20 Presidency. Acknowledging global crises, including climate change, inequalities, and health challenges, the Y20 aimed to advocate for youth inclusion in policy decisions. The Y20 Communiqué, directed towards the G20 Summit, emphasized […]

Y7 Japan: The need for a Tech for Good

From April 7 to 13, 2023, 32 young leaders from all G7 countries and the European Union  gathered in Tokyo, Japan, to discuss pressing issues of global governance that affect the lives and future of millions of young people worldwide. Konstantina Nathanail, as the EU Youth Delegate in the Digital Innovation Track, presents one of […]

Youths to G7: Protect Our Generation

What if governments finally decided to act on climate change and environmental degradation? By Maxime van Hoeve Later this month world leaders will gather in Hiroshima, Japan for the 49th G7 summit, the annual meeting devoted to issues of global diplomacy. Will they listen to the voices of their youngest constituents and act on climate […]