With more speakers and workshops to be confirmed!
FRIDAY 25th NOVEMBER
9.30am IT BEGINS!
Plenary – Introduction to the Conference of Youth (COY)
9.45am Tribute to Wangari Maathai, an inspirational environmental and political
activist, by the African Youth Initiative on Climate Change
10.15am We come together for get to know you games and activities and a group photo!
11.15am Morning Tea
11.45am History of Youth at the Conference of Parties (COP)
12.30pm Lunch with a Meat Free Mondays Presentation
By Tammy Fry from Fry’s Vegetarian (sponsor of some of the food at COY)
1.30pm A selection of workshops including UNFCCC Crash Course for Beginners and
Intermediates, Public Narrative training and Introduction to Climate Science
and many more exciting ones!
3.00pm Afternoon Tea
3.30pm A selection of workshops including Communicating Climate Change,
Campaign Strategy Nuts and Bolts, Indigenous Policy and Caucus and many
5.00pm NGO Roundtable
A facilitated session where Youth NGOs can talk about their aims for COP and
what they hope to achieve, with a Q&A session
6.00pm Day One close
SATURDAY 26th NOVEMBER
9.30am Plenary – Introduction with an outline of the day’s program and we get to hear
from Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org
9.45am Plenary – Stories of youth climate successes – amazing case studies of
what youth have been doing in their own countries to combat climate change
10.30am Anti-Oppression Workshop and Introduction to Spokescouncil (the
youth decision-making process during COP)
11.45am Morning Tea
12.15pm A selection of workshops including UNFCCC Crash Course for Beginners and
Intermediates, Lessons from organising election campaigns, South African
Youth Perspectives on Climate Change and Setting up a Youth Climate
Coalition in your country
1.45pm Lunch with the We Have Faith Act Now For Climate Justice Youth
Caravan telling us about their experiences and a small concert!
2.45pm A selection of workshops including Lessons from digital and online
organising, Climate Change and the Pacific, Forests in the Climate Change
Negotiations and many more
4.15pm Afternoon Tea
4.45pm Working group spaces and some workshops – all the working groups
will be present to introduce delegates to their working groups, what they are
working on, and how they can get involved, as well as some workshops such
as Community Based Climate Action!
6.00pm Day Two close – there will be a social event in the evening for all attendees
SUNDAY 26th NOVEMBER
9.30am Plenary – Introduction, recaps of 1st and 2nd days, report back from the working
groups and overview of YOUNGO Focal Points, Jean-Paul and Lauren
10.30am Morning Tea
11.00am A selection of workshops including Theories of Change, Artivism and Media
in Campaigning and many more!
1.30pm A selection of workshops including Sex & Sustainability: Linking
Reproductive Health, Gender and Climate Change, Public Narrative and many more!
3.00pm Afternoon Tea
3.30pm Working group spaces and some workshops!
5.00pm Closing Plenary and wrap-up with Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of
Greenpeace International speaking!
6.00pm Close of Last day!