YOUNGO Daily program

YOUNGO Daily program

Special Announcements – Monday December 14


9am (daily) – Youth in the Text Working Group – meeting 10 am – Bottom Liners 11am (daily)gender YOUNGO affinity group – focusing on the situation of girls and young women related to climate change – meets today at NGO spot in Hall C (between the two big areas with lots and lots of laptops.  From tomorrow onwards we will have meeting rooms J   12pm – working on the youth overall messaging arc (context: the narrative of “past & present” which Josh Kahn Russel talked about). Meet at fossil of the day spot
1 pm Handing out The World Wants a Real Deal placards to delegates. Meet at the Fossil of the Day booth. Avaaz Action Factory

1:30 pm - youth converge under the bridge in Hall 1 for an action of unified solidarity. If action approved, we will hold flags and stand for 15 minutes silently, mentioning that we stand with AOSIS, Africa, etc. If not, we will take a group picture by the globe!   2 pm – Today BUG reserved a room and space, but would like to dissolve and reform as a Strategy Working Group – meeting at 1:45 pm at Documents Distribution   2 pm - Voices of the Pacific press conference in the Bodil Udsen room – Project Survival Pacific will bring eleven Pacific delegates, along with additional island delegates to speak on the experiences of the Pacific and Island states of climate change.
9 pm – mid term evaluation of YOUNGO and Spokescouncil in BC to improve our coming week – café outside of this room, with snacks. One representative from each group strongly requested to join. Urgent for us to operate more effectively over coming week!

8:30 pm – PRESS CONFERENCE FOR YOUTH! Comms WG to outline a few details regarding today’s press conference

Announcements US Youth- Calling on International Youth to help engage the Obama Delegation when they arrive! (Ethan from the SSC will make this announcement)   Action – Reclaim Power – Wednesday Dec 16 – Join representatives of NGOs, concerned scientists, and government representatives in walking out on the COP to join the Peoples Assembly which will be established by demonstrators coming to the Bella Centre. Please if you can tell your organization and try to get them to designate badges to those who want to participate in Wednesday’s actions.   Big Youth Strategy Session Action Feedback – It was suggested that if the time is right, individual young people do an action as the final thing that we do in the Bella Centre.  Speak to Josh Solnick outside spokescouncil if you would like more information or meet at the Greenpeace screen on the way to the station at 1pm to plan the action.’s founder Bill McKibben and the Maldives’ President Mohamed Nasheed speaking at Klimaforum today 16:00 – 18:30. Come and support!   3pm, Dan Turrell next to bodil udsen Youth Capacity Building Workshop on Climate justice and human rights with head of earthjustice Martin Wagner.   3.15 to 5.15 pm YFoEE workshop at Klimaforum ¨Hands on tactics training for youth activists demanding climate justice¨

Side Events need youth participation and questions! Here are some specific ones where a youth voice could be helpful:

-       13:00 – 14:30 Implementation of Poland’s Climate Policy in the Context of New Global Agreement – Victor Borge, (Hall H)

o   Demand that Poland stop obstructing EU leadership

-       12:45 – 14:00 Leading in Energy Efficiency and Renewables with U.S. Secretary of Energy Stephen Chu – U.S. Center

o   Ask about scale of investments, emphasis on carbon capture and sequestration.

-       12:45 – 14:00 Leading in Energy Efficiency and Renewables with U.S. Secretary of Energy Stephen Chu – U.S. Center

o   Ask about scale of investments, emphasis on carbon capture and sequestration.

17th Dec – WORLD YOUTH DEBATE by BBC at Dr Byen, Concert Hall. … For those who have applied to speak, there are 22 youths selected … BBC would like to invite these youths for briefing on 16th Dec, Wed … For more information, please check out your email

for any further information please contact:
Aiden Abram
Community Catalyst
UNFCCC Youth Constituency

Copenhagen mobile: +45 5010 3622 | Skype: Aiden_Abram

Thursday December 10, 2009 Click here


Thursday December 10, 2009

Remember to pick-up your Orange t-shirt – YOUNGO mtg, youth arcade

0800 – 1600 Act Public Opinion Poll Needs Your Vote POPCOP15
location: Exhibition space H 044 near coat pickup when leaving
0800 – 0900 Mtg: YOUNGO spokescouncil (daily youth meeting)
0830 – 0900 Young & Future Generations Opening ceremony and ribbon cutting on Youth Arcade
location: Youth Arcade
0900 – 1030 Side Event: The role of education in relation to the climate crisis – Service Civil International, Energy Crossroads, Yale University
location: Niels Bohr
0900 – 1000 Mtg: Canadian youth coordinationLocation:
0915 – 0945 Mtg: IFLRY members
location: outside of Plenary Tycho on the couches
0915 – 1000 Mtg: Bottomlining team
location: YOUNGO office (C6)
1000 – 1030 Presentation: Global message speak – Australian Youth Climate Coalition
location: Youth Arcade
1000 – 1030 Presentation: Children’s voice for climate justice – Resource Centre for Participatory Development Studies
location: between Hall H and B, near info desk
1030 – 1130 Side event: Education for Sustainable Development – Chalmers Students for Sustainability, World Student Community for SD
location: EU Pavilion
1100  – 1130 Presentation: Solar Generation: youth in action
location: Youth arcade
1100  - 1230 Side Event: Youth, Forest Protection and Survival: Why Forest Protection and Education is Essential – SustainUS, Int’l Forestry Students Assoc.
location: Niels Bohr
1100 – 1300 Workshop: Changing the Game – Energy Crossroads
location: Youth Arcade
1130 – 1230 Side event: Children in a changing climate – Plan InternationalLocation: EU Pavilion
1200 – 1230 Presentation: Young voices on climate change – Service Civil International
location: Youth arcade
1200 – 1300 Mtg: Adaptation group
location: café between computer centre 1 & 2 (near Plenary 2)
1300 – 1330 Presentation: Building relationships for climate solutions – British Council
location: Youth arcade
1300 – 1400 Mtg: Youth-Produced Media
location: outside First Aid/Accommodations Office
1300 – 1430 Side event: Intergenerational Inquiry on climate solutions calls Yvo de Boer, Youth, Negotiators to testify – UNFCCC
location: Niels Bohr
1300 – 1500 Side event: Voices from the Global South – Indian Youth Climate Network
location: EU pavilion
1340 – 1400 Event: Investing in girls to save the planet – World Assoc. of Girl Guides and Girls Scouts
location: ‘…inSide climate change’ Solutions Studio (outside media centre)
1400 – 1420 Event: Girls – essential at the tables of climate change negotiations – World Assoc. of Girl Guides and Girls Scouts
location: ‘…inSide climate change’ Solutions Studio (outside media centre)
1400 – 1430 Presentation: Climate change: scouts are part of the solution – World Organization of Scout Movement
location: Youth arcade
1500 – 1530 Press conference: Youth Expectations from Copenhagen: An outcome based on intergenerational solidarity
location: Asger Jorn
1500 – 1530 Presentation: Dickinson College POP COP15
location: Youth arcade
1445 – 1615 Side event: 350ppm: The need for bold mitigation targets and the change they will create –, Gothenburg Uni, Youth & NatureLocation: Niels Bohr
1600 – 1630 Presentation: Introduction of International student environmental network – Kiko Network
location: Youth arcade
1630 – 1800 Side event: Intergenerational Equity – European Youth Forum
location: Niels Bohr
1700 – 1730 Presentation: Young leaders of today delivering promises of tomorrow – AIESEC
location: Youth arcade
1700 – 1800 Mtg: Global South Youth bottomlining team
location: YOUNGO office (C6)
1700 – 1900 Presentation: Civil society briefing by AWG-KP chair
location: Poul Henningsen
1700 – 2300 Art Build!
location: Art Space – Islands Brygge Metro
1730 – 1900 Youth invite delegates to informal meeting
location: NGO Climate Rescue Station (outside Hall H)
1800 – 1900 Mtg: Big Unity Group
location: tba
1800 – 1900 Mtg: Actions Group
location: tba
1830 – 1900 Press Conference: Nepalese Youth for Climate Action – Mountain Action
location: Asger Jorn
1830 – 2030 Event: Youth reception
location: Frederiksberg Metro (<10 ride on metro)
1930 – 2330 ACT: US Youth Delegation Rapid Response Call In
location: Media Centre, near ‘bridge’


0900 – 1000 Don’t leave youth out in the cold
location: Bella Centre metro station
1350 ThunderstormLocation: hallway near documents desk and fossil of the day


Please promote Young and Future Generations Day as much as possible!
The Communications WG could use additional capacity, please help
Still not receiving many calendar updates. Please help save time!
The Clean Air Centre will have it’s grand launch tonight, featuring youth as the profile issue!
Free organic coffee 0730-0930 at Greenpeace Climate Rescue Station