9th UNESCO Youth Forum

Science, Technology & Innovation and Climate Change - Focus on Water and Biodiversity

Organized by UNESCO’s Natural Sciences Sector. 

This capacity-building session focuses on the use of blogs, videos and mobile technology as tools to advocate for, and promote, sustainable solutions to local environmental challenges, such as water scarcity and biodiversity loss that are caused or worsened by climate change. The session consist of two parts. The first part allow young scientists to share their experiences in using these tools for their projects. During the second part, participants is divided up into small working groups to focus on how to create and maintain blogs, videos and mobile-based platforms. At the end of the small working groups, participants share in plenary concrete examples of their work.

Programme [PDF]

Speaker bios [PDF]