MEDITERRANEAN YOUTH CLIMATE FORUMBy
September 30, 2023
In the context of the organisation of the MEDCOP CLIMAT TANGIER 2016 presided by the region of Tangier- Tétouan- Al Hoceima, on the 18th and 19th July 2016, a commission of youth has been created.
Two Big Aims
The organisation of the first MEDITERRANEAN YOUTH CLIMATE FORUM, which will take place on 17th July 2016, wether the eve of the MEDCOPCLIMAT.
THE CREATION OF AN ENGAGED YOUNG PEOPLE NETWORK in the fight against the climate changes gathering the civile society young actors of all the mediterranean region.
An engaged steering committee … And MEDITERRANEAN
After identifying a number of Active Youth NGO in the region, THE STEERING COMMITTEE of the forum has been created for the first physical meeting in Tangier.
With the support and the active participation
The NETWORK MEDITERRANEAN YOUTH CLIMATE FORUM
FOR WHOM ?
120 CIVILE SOCIETY YOUNG PEOPLE FROM ALL THE MEDITERRANEAN, unified by their common fight against climate changes.
Up to 200 MOROCCAN CIVILE SOCIETY Young Actors will attend the conferences about the climate changes and their impact on the Mediterranean, talks and partnership sessions, discussions about the COY12, etc.
RATIFICATION OF THE VALUES CHARTER of the mediterranean youth climate network and official establishment of the network.
The PROGRAM IN NUMBERS
6 STRATEGIC SESSIONS
TALKS ABOUT THE STRATEGIES OF THE NETWORK
Goals and Values
The Network’s Life/Strategic Actions
Sustainable Development Strategy
Network Governance BIG SUBJECTS
4 PANELS / WORKSHOPS
Climate Changes in the Mediterranean
Climate Change Impact on children and young adults
Green Employment and Green Activities
Presentation of innovative projects and exhibition of the « Sucess Stories»
Find the synergies between different projects of the associations and organisations
Reding of the final texts of the strategic sessions
Ratification of the Charter
WHY A YOUTH NETWORK ?
ACT FOR A COMMON CAUSE !
The 23 countries of the mediterranean Rim are subject to all the impacts of the climate changes : desertification and drought, rising water, flood and coastal land erosions. This environmental degradations are roughly affecting fragile populations of the Mediterranean, setting in the less developed regions and for certain touched by major civil conflicts.
A STRENGHT UNION OF YOUNG PEOPLE
THEIR AWARENESS of the importance and the gravity of the climate changes.
THEIR AWARENESS of the mediterranean folks common destiny.
THEIR WILLINGNESS of unification to develop a true mediterranean awareness for this issues to cope with in a fraternal and solidary way.
THEIR DETERMINATION to find common solutions to mitigate and adapt to climate changes.
THEIR IMPLICATION in the big political discussion specific to the region concerned by the realisation OMDD and the implementation of solidarity actions in front of the varied crisis shaking the region.
An opportunity to SHARE the different experiences and inspire from the most significant successes of the network to adapt them to the local contexts.
Release the considerations and the COMMON TARGETS of the Region’s Young People, and offert them the opportunity to establish common projects on a large scale
Diversity and CULTURAL AFFINITIES of the network’s different members, heir of the Mediterranean folks common History are a real wealth and a chance that the network should PROMOTE.
Offer the possibility to have a STRENGHT COMMON VOICE during the political events regarding the Mediterranean countries.
THE NETWORK GOALS
The global goal is the networking and the creation of synergies between the actions of the Mediterranean edges in terms of AWARENESS and EDUCATION , MITIGATION and ADAPTATION to climate change.
The aim of the network is to bring A SUPPORT to his members by the linking and the organisation of an annual Forum linked to the MEDCOP CLIMAT.
CREATE PARTNERSHIPS between associations by identifying the synergies between relevant projects having a Mediterranean dimension, including the local COY. FLUIDIZE THE EXPERIENCES TRANSFERT, the good practices and the members formations.
FLUIDIFIER LE TRANSFERT D’EXPÉRIENCES, les bonnes pratiques et les formations des membres
REGROUP the associations centred on the Mediterranean Rim →
Extend the network to the other CLIMATE ASSOCIATIONS/SUSTAINABLE in a proactive way
Offer the opportunity to the network members to PRESENT THEIR EXPERTISE, their own actions and their common positions to the delegates of the local institutions of the MEDCOP CLIMAT
Influence the YOUNG PEOPLE FROM POLITICAL PARTIES elected in the represented regions (Particularly the MEDCOP). Create a proximate link with the local powers.