UN Youth Climate Summit, 21 September 2019
The UN Youth Climate Summit is a platform for young leaders who are driving climate action to showcase their solutions at the United Nations, and to meaningfully engage with decision-makers on the defining issue of our time.
This historic event will take place on Saturday, September 21 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, as part of a weekend of events leading up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit on Monday, September 23.
The Youth Climate Summit will feature a full-day of programming that brings together young activists, innovators, entrepreneurs, and change-makers who are committed to combating climate change at the pace and scale needed to meet the challenge. It will be action oriented, intergenerational, and inclusive, with equal representation of young leaders from all walks of life.
Develop an innovative, technology-based solution to climate change, and submit your idea to the UN’s Summer of Solutions.
Nominate yourself or a friend to be considered as a 2019 SDG Pioneer by the UN Global Compact.
Commit to individual actions that reduce your environmental footprint with the UN’s ActNow Climate Campaign or the Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World.