Towards a Global Pact for the Environment – Insights from the 3rd Substantive Session
About 300 delegates from various member states, international organisations, specialized agencies and civil society convened for the formal commencement of the third and the final substantive session of the Ad hoc open ended working group (OEGW) established by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) resolution 72/277 (“towards global pact for…
Climate and Coconut in Accra
“An evening chitchat about climate change (with coconut refreshment)”, is not your ordinary title for an event meant to explore one of the most serious and urgent issues of our time. Nevertheless, about 30 young people turned up at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Baatsonaa in Accra, Ghana.
Masvingo Deanery Youth in Clean up Campaign
Masvingo Deanery Catholic Youth Association (CYA), in the Catholic Diocese of Masvingo, Zimbabwe, espoused the Catholic teachings on environment by facilitating a cleanup campaign in the Central Business District of Masvingo on the 6th of April 2019 as a way of honoring God’s creation.
Towards a Global Pact for the Environment: Insights from the Second Substantive Session.
The ad hoc open-ended working group established in May 2018 by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), in resolution 72/277 (“Towards a Global Pact for the Environment”) convened its second substantive session 18-20 March 2019 at the United Nations grounds at Nairobi. At its first substantive session in January, the…
UNEA 4 Beautiful and Diversified!
In all forums I participated in, my perspective of the youth lacking voices was changed. This is because I came to understand that in most of the forums available, the youth are only interested in those that will earn them a living, which is disheartening. If the church is ready…