From Trentino to the United Nations Climate Conference in Glasgow. An experience of youth participation that is being replicated for the last 10 years

  From Trentino to the United Nations Climate Conference in Glasgow.  An experience of youth participation that is being replicated for the last 10 years

Trentino boys’ participation in united nations climate conference Reaches important milestone of 10 years.

since 2012 or from the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio +20, to date, l’Associazione Viração&Jangada, Made possible with various partners and with the support of the Autonomous Province of Trento Direct participation of over a hundred students of high schools and universities for international climate negotiations.

This time, the Trentino delegation is made up of 12 people, including university students and researchers i’m going for the next united nations climate conference (COP26) and for People’s Summit for Climate Justice Which will take place in Glasgow, Scotland from 31 October to 12 November.

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events will be counted Participation of about 25 thousand people including interlocutors and diplomats of the 195 signatory countriesParis climate agreement, representatives of multinationals, the world of research and observers of NGOs and social movements around the world.

preparatory work for COP26 They resumed in February with the start of a training course Climate Trentino Alto Adige. youth conference on, on May 8 Saraswati During Trento Film Festival and which saw the participation of about 40 youth between the ages of 15 and 29 and F. co-promoted byOram Provincial on Climate Change.

the conference was patronized ministry of ecological transition and “was included inAll4Climate – Italy 2021“, and by which Municipality of Trento It aims to raise awareness of the climate emergency as well as participants, including citizens and institutions. To do this, young people who have committed themselves to this path make detailed political recommendations, which are discussed with representatives from the worlds of politics, education, for-profit and non-profit.

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The main objective of the Trentino delegation in Glasgow is to convey the international event of COP26 through a youth perspective and through the use of participatory journalism techniques. Production of articles, photos and videos. In the Scottish city, children will work as a team with youth from other countries in Europe, Africa and Latin America.Youth Press Agency.

The group will use the site as a dissemination platform and social media (; instagram @stampagiovanile), but also other traditional means of communication such as newspapers, radio and local and national magazines. His articles will also be translated to other English, Portuguese and Spanish sites.

What’s at stake in Glasgow? – The appointment of COP26 represents an important final call for necessary and urgent measures to prevent climate change from spiraling out of control, in the opinion of many observers. The recent climate report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change of the United Nations (IPCC)red code for humanityby UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, highlighting that “the climate is changing faster and more rapidly than expected, while drastic reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, curbing global warming and tackling the climate crisis” The action taken at the global level for this is still completely insufficient.

impact of human activities Global warming The rise in temperature is now clearly perceived by the scientific world as a cause of widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, in the ocean, in the cryosphere, in the biosphere, and with extreme events such as heat waves, abundant rains and droughts. happens together. Frequent and serious.

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faced it climate emergency Countries do not present themselves with very encouraging signs on the eve of COP26. New National Voluntary Contributions (Nationally Determined Contributions-NDCs) that set out renewed commitments to contribute to the achievement of the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement show progress but are completely inadequate in the short term and long term up to 2030 . With the goal of climate neutrality by 2050 Anthropogenic emissions and removal of greenhouse gases.

The core economies gathered around the G20 grouping show very mixed signs. NS United States, Europe and Great Britain Those are the countries that have i. have submitted Chief emissions reduction commitmentsChina has made only one promise of reform, Brazil and Mexico have made their commitments worse by expecting higher emissions, while India is yet to make a statement on the matter.

So what is expected from COP26 is a instant gear change Which first implies a credible and substantial increase in commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, particularly by major economies. must be mobilized in the inevitable end financial resources $100 billion a year promises to accompany, Energy transition, technology transfer and adaptation measures, especially in developing countries.

Therefore the role of civil society and non-governmental organizations in Glasgow to put pressure on the representatives of the various countries will be crucial for a change in the negotiations.

“Climate Visa” Project – The participation of the Trentino delegation is one of the main activities expected within the “Climate Visa” project, promoted by the Viraçao and Jangada Association with the support of the Department of Development Cooperation of the Autonomous Province of Trento and in cooperation with the important realities. In the field: with scientific support from the Jean Monnet European Centre, Mazingira Association (MUSE), Fontana Foundation, Unimondo Portal, In Médias Res Association as well as the Trentino Climate Observatory.

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climate visa“Partnership is a three-year project of journalism and education that aims to promote training, information and advocacy activities on issues related to global and planetary citizenship, climate change and environmental migration and which provides for the participation of young students International Youth Conference on Climate Change (COY14, 15 and 16) and at the United Nations Climate Change Conferences, COP24 in Katowice (Poland) in 2018, COP25 in Madrid (Spain) in 2019 and COP26 in Glasgow (Great Britain) in 2021.

In the months before the conferences, training activities are carried out for young people, while there are activities for the production of information and communication in a journalistic style for attending the conferences.Awareness raising activities Aimed at the University of Trento and schools throughout the Trentino area.

The delegation is created as follows: Coordination: Paulo Lima (Ass. Viração & Jangada). student: Alyssa Lunardelli, Emma Leoni, Emiliano Campisi, Enrico Chiogna, Ilaria Bayonda, Irene Trombini, Gaetano Ciarotta, Myra Boscato, Rosa Maria Kure and Simone Predelli.

researcher and teacher: Roberto Barbiero and Lavinia Laiti (APPA), Daniele Saguto (SS in Medias Res) and Alyssa Caliari (University College London)

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