Congratulations to the newly elected UN CSD Major Group on Children & Youth leadership for the 2009 -2010 year!
Great to see so many Earth Charter youth network members in leadership positions! Out of the 6 regions, 3 are now coordinated with Earth Charter youth network activists!
Fatoumata S. Baldeh – The Gambia
Ivana Savic – Serbia
Julia Wong- USA
Kiara Worth – South Africa
Elected Regional Coordinators:
Birendra Kumar – India
Esther Agbarakwe – Nigeria
European Youth Forum
Shiba Andre – Haiti
Anantdeep Singh Dhillon – Canada
Didier Gleyzes – France
Among other things, the regional coordinators are responsible for gathering input from youth in their region and encouraging them to participate in the CSD process.
What is UN-CSD?
UN-CSD stands for the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD). It was established by the UN General Assembly in December 1992 to ensure effective follow-up of United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), also known as the Earth Summit. The High-level segment features dialogue among Ministers, and Ministers also hold a special dialogue session with Major Groups.
What is CSD Caucasus?
The CSD Youth Caucus is an international network of over 2,000 youth leaders that brings together young people with a desire to build a more sustainable world. The focus of the caucus to facilitate youth input into the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and to foster information sharing and communication between a diverse network of youth organisations who share a common interest in sustainability.
For more information, see http://www.youen.org/
Best of luck in your great responsibility on working for more sustainable future!