The GYC-ONZ capacity building program aims to train the global youth to make a positive and efficient impact during COP28 conference and beyond. We believe the youth are ready to take the lead with fewer words and more actions.
Simple, Sustainable, Solution. This is our attempt to raise awareness around global peace. We understand the difficult moments that our planet is going through. There is no space for wars if we want to reach our goal to mitigate climate change. We support on going projects that are reforesting, recovering coral reefs or mangroves and ask them to add the intention of peace to their purpose.
WE ARE ONE.
We understand how difficult is to get funding, badges, hotels and all the logistics that are involved when you want to attend a conference like COP. We expect to deliver a digital tool kit to our 220 UN youth delegate members to help them achieve their goals and attend the Conference of Parties which will take place in Dubai by the end of this year, 2023
Our coalition believes in inclusivity, empowering proactive youth to participate in decision-making regardless of background or circumstances. We foster collaboration among young people and organizations working on climate change to promote sustainable and equitable solutions. We use sociocracy as a governance structure, ensuring all voices are heard and decisions made with participation from all members. Above all, we prioritize the safety and well-being of our youth members in every step of the way, as we strive to create a future that is sustainable, equitable, and resilient for all.
Our vision is to create a world where young people are empowered, equipped and safe to lead the fight against climate change. Through our coalition, we aim to build a strong, cohesive, and effective youth-led movement that can drive advocacy for real and lasting change in the way we address the global climate crisis in the climate negotiations. We believe that by working together, we can create a future that is sustainable, equitable, and resilient for all, with the active participation and safety of our youth members every step of the way.
The mission of the global youth coalition is to empower and mobilize young people from around the world to take action on climate change. By building capacities, creating networks, and fostering collaboration, we aim to create a powerful youth-led movement that can advocate for ambitious climate policies, secure climate finance for projects and solutions and take active participation in climate change conferences, ensuring the safety and well-being of our youth members.
With his expertise and dedication, Pacha Tupac is committed to helping youth leaders around the world make a positive impact in their communities and in the fight against climate change. Currently, Pacha Tupac is walking through the Middle East, connecting with youth in the region to unite them for COP28 and make a deeper impact in the negotiations and society. Join the Global Youth Coalition on their journey to create a more sustainable future for all!
Lujain realised the impact of climate change and the slow pace at which actions were being taken for a better planet. This encouraged her to team up with her colleagues to join volunteering initiatives dedicated to cleaning the Nile River. Not long after, she won first place in the regional Tatawwar sustainable innovation competition by creating a microplastic filter which can filter micro plastics from 1000 litres of water for only 1.8 dollars. Her invention is currently undergoing procedures for implementation in Egypt.
A Bolivian-Paraguayan MITPortugal-FCT2030 PhD scholar in Climate Change and Sustainable Development Policy and member of the Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Change (cE3c) at the Institute of Social Science, University of Lisbon in Portugal. Diagnosed with ADHD-anxiety, he first handedly knows the difficulties and struggle of enacting proper decision-making. But through sheer tenacity, empathy, and persistence, he has learned how to simplify and tackle complex problems to make informed decisions.
A multipotentialite who is involved in multiple international organizations, as a board member. She founded Canadian Youth Biodiversity Network and TEAL Climate. With over ten years of expertise in education, decision-making, youth and stakeholder engagement in diverse topics, she thrives to be part of the global movement to fight for climate change and human rights. In her free time, she enjoys outdoors and music-making.
Passionate climate activist, youth advocate, and project planner with a strong belief in the power of change. He is the founder of the CM Youth Power initiative and Voice Out a community-driven projects that aims to empower young people to take action on climate change. Project planner with a strong belief in the power of change. He is the founder of the CM Youth Power initiative and Voice Out a community-driven projects that aims to empower young people to take action on climate change.
UN Volunteer at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) working on Youth Engagement in Climate Change. She graduated from AUC with a Bachelor’s in Political Science and Economics. Her focus is awareness raising in youth communities on the impacts of climate change and the importance of youth engagement in climate action. She specifically worked on the topics of adaptation and engagement of young people in the NDC process with a focus on the UNFPA mandate.
As an active member of Extinction Rebellion Chile, Genn is committed to raising awareness and taking action to protect our planet. As the Contact Point for the Finance & Markets Working Group, Genn plays a crucial role in supporting youth participation in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) processes. His passion for climate justice extends to his role as Finance Co-Coordinator for the Local Conference of Youth on Climate Change (LCOY3) in Chile.
A young sustainability-enthusiast from the Canary Islands, Spain. He led as the President of the Bristol University Sustainability Team as well as the Chair of the Student’s Union Sustainability Network. He has been granted the Sustainability Champion Green Gown Award, the most prestigious award in sustainability in higher education in the UK and Ireland, for his efforts in education for sustainable development, fostering careers in sustainability, energetic decarbonisation, and impact investing at the institutional level.
A UX/UI designer, she has promoted and coordinated projects at the national and international levels, such as the Amnesty International Youth Team (being the first in the world, positioning Chile as a pioneer in youth participation issues), is also part of the Global Youth Collective, and representative of the International Youth Committee. She is a Youth Leader of the Climate Reality Project and was a member of the Youth Commission at the III World Human Rights Forum 2023.
Profe Tiburón is one of most passionate members. Always ready to take action and activate people on behalf of the oceans and marine life. Environmental Educator and Marine and Climate ARTivist. Diving, music and sports are his windows to create a long-awaited Oceanic Culture. He is currently President of SOA Colombia – and Educator of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) #SaveThePlanet Look for him at spotify!
As the Main international representation of all Spanish Youth he works daily to defend the interest of spanish youth, bring the voice to all the international spaces and make advocacy on youth Rights. With 29 years and original from valencia xabi has 23 years of a really diverse associative experience; Scout , students representation , 8 years in different levels of Local, regional and national Youth councils as responsible for the Education and & International areas he participated in multiple Political advocacy actions, laws, plans, international papers , international negociations.