ACA Cohosts Virtual Youth Climate Summit

From 17th of June – 2nd of July 2020 African Climate Alliance hosted a Virtual Youth Climate Justice Summit in collaboration with SAYCCC and

The Virtual Youth Summit brought together youth leaders from the environmental and social justice movements from around South Africa to connect over a 2-3 week long period in June and July in an environment that prioritises connection between one another online, as well as the creation of actionable plans that can lead to accelerated momentum in the movement post covid-19 lockdown.

These online sessions tackled a wide range of topics including:

  • Interactive panels of experienced activists working in the climate movement and other social justice issues
  • Climate Change and its sciences
  • The link between Climate Change and other social issues
  • Supporting the organising of youth movements in the struggles, sharing ideas, and experiences with other activists from across the world
  • Learning from groups and organisations that have been working on the climate issue in South Africa

Go to the virtual summit website to learn more and see some of the recorded sessions that took place

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