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

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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