Month: February 2018

MYD Children and Youth Declaration Speech during the 9th World Urban Forum, Kuala Lumpur

12th February 2018 Honourable Speaker, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Children and Youth, Good afternoon and Selamat Datang ke Malaysia. My name is Jasmin Irisha Jim Ilham from the Malaysian Youth Delegation, and I stand here today with the young people of the world. The Malaysian Youth Delegation is a group of young, passionate Malaysians…

MYD Speak at COP23

Below are some compilation of youth speak during COP23. Xiandi and Mike delivered interventions on behalf of YOUNGO, the UNFCCC youth constituency. Xiandi delivered her intervention at the opening of APA 1-4, while Mike delivered his intervention at the closing of the COP. . Syaqil and Jasmin was interviewed by Climate Tracker, an NGO and research…

Can’t wait #WUF9 you all!

The World Urban Forum (WUF) is a non-legislative technical forum convened by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) held since 2002. The Forum gathers a wide range of experts from every walk of life. Participants of the Forum include, but are not limited to, national, regional and local governments, non-governmental organizations, community-based organizations, professionals,…

Hey, that’s so not coal!

There were several overarching and predominant themes at COP23. Two of which have been the need for increased ambition pre and post-2020 through NDCs, as well as the rise of non-party stakeholders. A third theme I saw across the two weeks was the conversation on coal. Firstly, there was the Climate March on the 4th…

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