Please start with this overview to understand the different components
of this module.
This presentation explores why the Red Cross Red Crescent movement should
engage on the youth and climate change agenda and why youth are important agents of change.
A short lively game to introduce the topic of climate change and youth by getting
participants to think quickly about what they associate with the topic.
An interactive session to explore real-life examples of youth-led adaptations from
around the world.
The IFRC Strategy 2020 asks for a special focus on young people not only today
but also for the future, recognising their particular role in strengthening communities.
The IFRC Youth Policy passed at the General Assembly in 2017.
The Solferino Youth Declaration that summarises a 10 year commitment for young
people in the IFRC (2009).
Youth as Agents of Behavioural Change (YABC) is the IFRCs flagship initiative on the
promotion of a culture of non-violence and peace (CNV+P).
Adapting the Participatory Approach for Safe Shelter Awareness (PASSA) methodology to take
into account young people as agents of change.
Report highlighting the important role played by youth in addressing climate change
and offering suggestions on how young people can contribute to adaptation and mitigation efforts.
UNICEF report building the evidence base on the impact of climate change on children
and the policies required to protect children from these risks.
Joint UNICEF and Plan report highlighting some of the evidence in an economic
argument for a child-centred approach to adaptation.
An updated guidance note to accompany implementation of the Y-Adapt curriculum.
The Climate Centre’s youth strategy for 2018-2020 presents our youth engagement objectives
for 2020, to be implemented with a view to longer-term continuity.
Video summarizing the youth events celebrating the 150th anniversary of Red Cross
Red Crescent, including the Solferino declaration which includes a commitment to climate change.
Haiti Red Cross youth, Nippes branch present a real-life example of youth as
agents of change; youth-led action to reduce dengue fever in their community.
Explains why it is crucial for the Red Cross/Red Crescent to understand the changing risks
and prepare for them rather than only respond to the consequences by IFRC [8.18]
This video demonstrates in four minutes why climate change education is important to
shape sustainable development and how it works in practice by UNESCO [4.23]
Speech by Greta Thunberg, a 16 year old Swedish climate activist about why
urgent action is needed on climate change by TEDX [11.12]