Event: Youth reconnecting with Nature May 17th 2.30pm CEST

A virtual event jointly organized by UNEP Brussels Office, FAO Liaison Office Brussels and Youth & Environment Europe to mark the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration for youth in Europe. 

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Join us on Monday, 17 May from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. CEST for #GenerationRestoration : YOUth reconnecting with Nature, a virtual event jointly organized by UNEP Brussels Office, FAO Liaison Office Brussels and Youth & Environment Europe to mark the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration for youth in EuropeThe objective of this event is to raise awareness about the Decade’s objectives and inspire youth to join the #GenerationRestoration movement.

The session will feature a presentation of the GEO6 for Youth report looking at the analysis of the environmental challenges ahead and the role of youth, a panel with trailblazing youth contribution to restoration work both on the ground and at policy level, including student voices and EU perspective, along with a Q&A session with the audience. This online event is also part of the Green Track of the #EYE2021.

To register for the event and join the discussion, click here: [REGISTRATION LINK]

Please submit any questions you may have for our panellists in the registration formso that they may address them during the Q&A part of the event.

There has never been a more urgent need to restore damaged ecosystems than now, and we can only succeed if everyone plays a part. It would be great if you could share this invitation with your network, and spread the word to join #GenerationRestoration!

We look forward to seeing you on the 17th!

 Speakers:

 Opening remarks:

Veronika Hunt Šafránková - Head of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Brussels Office

Rodrigo de Lapuerta - Director a.i of Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) Liaison Office in Brussels

 Panel:

Jaee Nikam - Research Associate, Stockholm Environment Institute, India

Samanta V. Espinosa - Development Officer, Fundación Jocotoco

Alina Lehikoinen - President, International Forestry Students’ Association

Lefteris Arapakis – UNEP Young Champion of the Earth in Europe, Director & co-founder of Enaleia

Félix Feider - Support Liaison Officer on Biodiversity, Youth and Environment Europe (YEE), Synchronicity Earth

Tanja Franotović - Communications professional, Directorate-General Environment, European Commission

Hannah Maes -  Project Manager, European Youth Events (EYE) 2021 Team, European Parliament

Moderator:

Alina Gerke - Member of FAO Youth Committee and World Food Forum

 

Flavia Martinelli

Coordinator, Plant-for-the-Planet Brazil // CoalitionWILD

Master in Animal Biology, with a deep interest in biodiversity conservation, restoration and climate change. Current Coordinator of Actions and Partnerships at Plant-for-the-Planet Brazil and voluntary collaborator of CoalitionWILD. In addition, coordinates youth actions within the Global Rewilding Alliance.
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5 months ago

Excellent, Thanks Flavia for sharing