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 to listen to the voices of the young, then the youth should establish ways of getting their cries heard and addressed. The youth are a moment of growth, who should be rooted in the wisdom of the aged.
From early morning Major Groups briefings to late evening deliberations, and from attending various side events to listening attentively to country-specific national statements! The first week was characterized by the Major Group (7-8 March); and The UN Science-Policy Business Forum on the environment (8-10 March)… a moment of darkness overshadowed and dampened hopes in light of the unfortunate crash that claimed 157 lives, including some intending to attend the #UNEA4
On the morning of 12th March 2019, at the sidelines of the Fourth United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA4), the Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA) and Brahma Kumaris co-hosted an event titled, Lifestyle Changes based on Values and Ethics – The Role of Faith in promoting Sustainable Consumption and Innovative Technology. This side […]
This article provides a biblical analogy to classify the member states of the #UNEA4 based on the proverbial story Jesus gave about the two sons in Matthew 21:28-32