2019 has been an historical pushing point towards an ecological transition that sees youth as the central protagonists. Young people and students from Europe and all over the world took to the streets to demand action to halt environmental damage and climate change. Young people want to be part of this transition and there are many strategies to facilitate the dialogue between youth and decision makers.
The CEYOU project aims to empower young people to take positive actions and initiatives within their local communities, to develop networks and exchange practices at local, regional, national and European levels, in order to promote the transition towards a circular economy. As the first result of the project, the CEYOU partners published a set of guidelines to establish permanent forums of dialogue on circular economy, involving young people in the development of local circular strategies.
The guidelines have been built on CEYOU partners practical experience in testing the implementation of these kinds of forums. In order to present these methodologies and inspire other organisations to embrace the involvement of youth in promoting circular economy, the CEYOU project will organise an event titled “Putting youth at the core of circular economy”.
2nd July 2021 from 10.30 to 12.00 CET (9:30 UK time)
Furthermore, ALDA, the European Association for Local Democracy will present its activities at European level and in particular some projects focused on building sustainable communities, especially involving youth in climate action.
The CEYOU event will be an opportunity to gather successful methodologies to involve young people into the ecological transition and development of circular communities. For this, the event has been planned in collaboration with the European Week for Waste Reduction, which will focus on the topic of circular communities.
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