GLF Climate: Frontiers of Change

 

Hosted on the sidelines of COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, and online, GLF Climate 2022: Frontiers of Change united 7,000 participants from 164 countries and rallied over 27 million people on social media around what humanity can still do to avoid the worsening impacts of the climate crisis.

Featuring 228 leading scientists, activists, Indigenous leaders, financiers, youth and government leaders, and 96 incredible partner organizations, the second edition of GLF Climate called for a just transition to a stewardship economy that puts people and nature first.

 

Empowering a global movement

 

This session hosted by the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) aims to showcase the work of Justdiggit which has started a Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) communication and awareness-raising campaign in Ethiopia, Togo, and Madagascar, with the aim of contributing to mitigation and adaptation for the fight against climate change and benefiting biodiversity conservation. 

Speakers highlight approaches and experiences on FLR communication and awareness raising by the Dutch NGO Justdiggit and the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, specifically focusing on mobilizing youth. It will showcase Justdiggit’s practical experiences from ongoing local FLR awareness-raising campaigns in collaboration with GIZ’s project Forests4Future in Ethiopia and the UN Decades approach to empower a global movement in #generationrestoration, striving for restoration-friendly consumption.

 

Download the session resources 🌍

White paper Youth at the frontiers of change

Presentation The situation

Youth at the frontiers of change: awareness raising about ecosystem restoration as a solution for climate change and biodiversity loss

Publisher: Global Landscapes Forum (GLF)

Language: English

Year: 2022

Ecosystem(s): Forests

Location(s): Africa, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Togo


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