GYM and Big Six at Stockholm+50

Hosted by GYM and the Big Six, join us for this side event, Powering Change: Young People Leading the COVID-19 Response and Recovery, at Stockholm+50. The session will include a panel of young people to showcase youth-led solutions in their communities and will include a discussion with youth policy development practitioners and policy makers on lessons learned since our start in 2020.

Powered by the Big Six Youth Organizations and supported by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Foundation (UNF), the Global Youth Mobilization (GYM) aims to address the negative impact of the pandemic on young people and support them to build back better.

Moderator:

Kazi Zubair Hossain (Youth Representative, World Organization of the Scout Movement)

Speaker:

Sam Williams (Project Co-Lead, Global Youth Mobilization)

Panelists:

Ninni Ikkala Nyman (Senior Officer for Nature-based Solutions, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies)

Vsevolod Lukashenok (Y Movement Programme Manager, YWCA-YMCA)

Kehkashan Basu (Founder-President, Green Hope Foundation)

Cristina Romanelli (Programme Officer, Biodiversity, Climate Change and Health, WHO)

Juan Pablo Celis Garcia (Youth Programme Coordinator, UNEP)

For more information visit — https://www.stockholm50.global/events/powering-change-young-people-leading-covid-19-response-and-recovery

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Hosted by GYM and the Big Six, join us for this side event, Powering Change: Young People Leading the COVID-19 Response and Recovery, at Stockholm+50. The session will include a panel of young people to showcase youth-led solutions in their communities and will include a discussion with youth policy development practitioners and policy makers on lessons learned since our start in 2020.
GENEVA, 13 May 2022. Today CEOs and youth leaders from the Big Six Youth Organizations met with leaders from the World Health Organization (WHO) to discuss the role of young people in leading COVID-19 response and recovery efforts and agree on a ground-breaking strategic partnership and collaboration of engaging young people in future health related crises.
Want to support young people to overcome the impact of the COVID19 pandemic? Got experience in grant management, programme development and big ideas for how to generate change? The Global Youth Mobilization (GYM) is hiring a Senior Programme Manager to join our core project team. See below all the details – apply by Sunday 15 May 2022!