Two IUCN Commissions are working together to create a new Youth Leadership Team. Catie Burlando of CEESP and Dominic Stucker of CEC are taking the lead.
The Sharing Power Conference (Whakatane, New Zealand, January 2011) helped create momentum for a youth-focused movement within the IUCN Commission on Environmental, Economic, and Social Policy (CEESP). Building on the conferences successes, Aroha Mead invited CEESP member Catie Burlando to form a group that would promote youth engagement and intergenerational partnership within and through CEESP. She is supported in the effort by Dominic Stucker of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication. Dominic lead the formation of a the Young Professionals Leadership Team in CEC. CEESP has also invited Catie to join the Commission's Steering Committee. Full story >>