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Speak Up on Climate!

  • Ellen Melville Centre (map)
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This February we are thrilled to be facilitating the United Nations’ youth constituency’s (YOUNGO) first ever FREE youth consultation on climate change adaptation in Aotearoa! 

The aim is to centre the voice of young people from across Tāmaki Makaurau and Aotearoa in order to tap into youth’s existing knowledge and creative options for mitigation, as well as discussing the issues and solutions of the barriers to youth climate action — all big stuff! 

Outcomes from our consultation will be joined with those happening around the world and collected by YOUNGO — the children and youth constituency to the United Nations on climate change — and will inform their position and advice given to the United Nations’ Global Commission on Adaptation’s (GCA) ‘Flagship Report on Adaptation’ to be presented at the UN Climate Summit later this year. Founded in 2018, the GCA aims to increase the political awareness of climate change adaptation. 

In order to have the youth voice from Aotearoa loud and clear, we want you to come along and share your expertise and perspective. 

So — Speak Up on Climate with of invigorating discussion, awesome kai and the chance to meet a whole lot of other young people passionate about safeguarding our future through climate change adaptation. 

We are immensely grateful to our friends at the Ellen Melville Centre for supporting our mahi and allowing us to use their beautiful space. 

Thank you also to YOUNGO for making this day possible. 


Can you cater the food to my dietary requirements?
Yes!  Food on the day will all be vegan and cover soy free and gluten free diets.

Who should come to this event?
This event is open to any self-identified young person under the age of 35.

Will you be taking photos?
Yes, we will - if you don't wish to be in any photos please let us know (if you don't, we may use photos we take of you to promote AYLI events or activities in future).

Earlier Event: November 25
Leadership Lunch with Vanisa Dhiru