Youth We Can!
Youth We Can! is a collective organisation targeting the youth and citizens’ initiatives with a strong societal or environmental impact. It was created in 2012.
Purpose of Youth We Can!
- Valuing the actions of young people who engage in the construction of a sustainable world
- Bringing up the messages and the voice of young people
- Giving young people a taste for entrepreneurship and mobilisation
- Fostering meetings, networking and connections to promote youth engagement
The collective organise every second Tuesday of each month an Apéro in a bar In Paris. This events aim to allow young project leader and social entrepreneurs to present their initiative and to young people who want to engage to meet with members of the Youth We Can! Network.
Each year, the collective organise a Youth We Can! event during the Convergences World Forum et last year, Youth We Can organised a session for the first time, which was entitled “Call for action Youth We Can! Young people taking action against climate change!”. The session gathered 600 people on the main hall of the Hôtel de Ville.
Taking advantage of the COP21 dynamic, Youth We Can! organised its first annual assessment workshop at the Grand Palais during the Solutions 21 event
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