Youth call to action for intergenerational collaboration; co-creating pathways for a sustainable future with forest

In this sixth episode of the  #WorldForestVoices podcast, we bring your attention to youth in the forest and land-use sector. Youth are very instrumental in building green, healthy, and resilient futures. Over the recent past, young people have continued to air their voices on the need to foster intergenerational collaborations, build their capacity and strengthenContinue reading “Youth call to action for intergenerational collaboration; co-creating pathways for a sustainable future with forest”

Nine ways the XV World Forestry Congress is making space for youth and young professionals

By Jennifer Hong, Canada. Creating truly equitable, diverse, and inclusive places is only possible if space is intentionally made for those who don’t have a seat at the table.

Regional Consultations – What have we learned so far?An outlook on the position of youth and young professionals in the forest sector 

In 2020, Amos Amanubo, in his previous role as IFSA President, approached my colleague Celina Schelle and me as Focal Points of the Major Group for Children and Youth to the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF MGCY). Amos mentioned the XV World Forestry Congress and the opportunity to develop a Youth Declaration for theContinue reading “Regional Consultations – What have we learned so far?An outlook on the position of youth and young professionals in the forest sector ”

WFC Youth Declaration Regional Consultations

The Major Group for Children and Youth to the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF MGCY) is delighted to invite you to one of the four regional workshops for developing the XV World Forestry Congress Youth Declaration!   Through your experience in the forest sector, we want to better understand how the meaningful inclusion of youngContinue reading “WFC Youth Declaration Regional Consultations”

For forests’ sake, let’s be bold, visionary, and determined

It is a top priority and an ethical urgency to involve Youth representatives in global decision-making processes since they are the inheritors of the future, and key targets of global economic, social, and environmental policies.   Over the years, there have been numerous occasions where Youth had the chance to express their views and needs on biodiversity, humanContinue reading “For forests’ sake, let’s be bold, visionary, and determined”