“The workshop redefined leadership for me.” Ruben Foquet, GLF Bonn 2018
On 20-21 June, two-days before the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) Bonn 2019, 40 young people from around the world will gather in Bonn, Germany to embark on a journey where they will learn about rights, social equality and the climate crisis.
A two-day packed agenda, combined with the active involvement of participants during GLF Bonn 2019, will empower and train young leaders to adopt rights-based approaches in climate action, and champion rights for Indigenous peoples.
By taking part in the program, participants will:
- Learn about key rights-related issues and current global solutions
- Understand how climate change affects rights of communities
- Learn how to adopt a rights-based approach to their work
- Expand their network, meeting professionals from all over the world
- Collaborate with existing youth organizations, programs and initiatives
After receiving and reviewing more than 200 applications submitted by passionate young people from around the world, 40 youth have been selected to participate in the Youth Workshop and GLF Bonn 2019.
Meet the participants here.
Be inspired by different speakers during their presentations, expand your networks by meeting with experts, or learn about social media by volunteering during GLF Bonn 2019.
Learn more here.
The mentorship program aims to boost the leadership and networking skills of youth and to deepen their understanding of rights in the landscape.
Through participation in the mentorship program, students or young professionals will be paired with senior professionals from business, government, non-governmental organizationss and research institutions working across diverse fields.
Mentors will help guide youth mentees throughout the GLF, facilitating networking and when necessary, clarifying presented topics, themes and forums. In turn, mentees will have the opportunity to share their own knowledge, experiences and insights.
To sign up as mentor or mentee, register for GLF Bonn here.