Tuvalu - Climate Change Youth Forum (1st - 2nd, August, 2019)
This youth forum was proposed by our former Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Enele Sosene Sopoaga to be held in Funafuti on the 1st and 2nd of August, 2019 and hosted under the Department of Climate Change and Disaster. This was to build on youth's involvement in Climate Change Advocacy programs and to voice out their concerns on the effects of climate change on our atoll nation, Tuvalu. This opportunity was made used by youths from all over the capital, Funafuti. Island youths, church youths to private organisations participated in this forum and formally presents their declaration at the Closing of the Climate Change Youth Forum on Friday night, 2nd of August. This involved a lot of activities from group activities to presentations by each ministry who is involved in climate change related matters under the Government of Tuvalu.
Such opportunities given to our youths is what builds our generation to act and to fight together against Climate Change. What has been presented at these forum will be key stepping stones for the future of Tuvalu.