Youth Solutions to the Climate Crisis

Youth Voice Their Solutions to the Climate Crisis at COP25

Spain

Duration: 37.50


Available in 2 languages


Released: February 2020

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“If something differentiates youth from the 20th century to the 21st century, is that they know how to combine protest with proposal very well.”

Young people from the Global Alliance of Territorial Communities and Extinction Rebellion Youth share their solutions to the climate crisis at COP25 in Madrid, December 2019.

Panel moderated by Max Trejo of the International Youth Organization for Latin America.

  • Mayra Rojas
    Mexican Network of Rural Forest Organizations (RedMOCAF)
  • Héctor Fabio
    Yucuna Organization of Indigenous Peoples of the Colombian Amazon (OPIAC)
  • Dominique Palmer
    Extinction Rebellion Youth & UK Student Climate Network
  • Jeffry Torres
    Bri Bri-Cabecar Indigenous Network, Costa Rica
  • Militza Flaco
    Emberá and Wounaan Youth Organization of Panama (OJEWP)

Recognition to Land, Territories and Resources

Communities need ownership over their ancestral land in order to protect forests. With no formal land title traditional communities often face serious conflict when trying to evict illegal loggers, poachers and land grabbers. Who will believe their claims without precise maps and legal title deeds?

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