Register! Australian youth environmental leadership congress starts 29 November
23 November 2011 | News story
YOUth LEADing the World is a three-day youth environmental leadership congress conducted simultaneously in multiple locations, connected by digital media.
REGISTER to attend the YOUth LEADing the World, 29 November to 1 December 2011, Sydney, Australia
Innovative workshop techniques combined with social networking and web 2.0 technologies focus attention on 3 ways to make a difference:
INFORM: learning to live within the limits of one planet;
INNOVATE: inspiring, innovating and creating social change;
INVOLVE: connecting change makers locally and globally.
DAY 1: Global Challenge: Eco footprint; Pulse of the Planet (update on global sustainability challenges including climate change, biodiversity, food, water, energy, economic, wellbeing); coming to terms with the depth of these challenges; visioning our sustainable community;
DAY 2: Be the Change: Creating change brainstorm: one planet living plan; social innovation for sustainability; sharing ideas in locations around Australia, inspiring local change stories; action planning to achieve vision;
DAY 3: Begin it Now: Youth-led Community Forum for government and local businesses, parents, teachers, principals and the public- designed and run by youth.
Shared with CEC by Sue Lennox, OzGREEN CEO and Co-Founder