YMCA's Youth-Led Solutions initiative highlighted at the UN ECOSOC Youth Forum
Sokthea Phay, a member of the World YMCA’s UN Advocacy Group, highlighted the importance of the Youth-Led Solutions Initiative when he addressed a Ministerial Roundtable at the UN’s ECOSOC Youth Forum on 7 April 2021.
35 Youth-Led projects on Climate Action Awarded Funding
Empowering young people to put their own projects into practice, YMCA’s Youth-Led Solutions Initiative has selected 35 youth-led climate action projects in 20 countries for funding worth a total of $175,000.
Youth-Led Solutions Summit closing event: looking into the future
World YMCA’s Youth-Led Solutions Initiative is on the point of launching a number of projects worldwide to combat climate change. Seed funding of $1000-$6000 will be allocated for each “Solution” approved; and the work must then be implemented over a three to six month period, and beyond.
Youth-Led Solutions Summit Launch: it’s time to act for the planet
On 19 October 2020, World YMCA and its partners launched the first Youth-Led Solutions Summit, as part of its wider new initiative to support young people providing solutions to critical global issues.