Colombo Declaration

Liveblog #2: concern over under-representation of issues #WCY2014 #WCYAnnex

We’re hearing claims of under-representation, a push from youth activists for the officials to recognize weaknesses in the current draft of the Colombo Declaration – namely, in environmental protection and accessibility issues. This is fueled partly by the IPCC’s latest findings¬†– that the world’s tipping point maybe much closer than initially expected. As you can see, there are discussions going on all over the place.¬†We’ve seen the delegate from Saudi… Read More »Liveblog #2: concern over under-representation of issues #WCY2014 #WCYAnnex

#WCY2014 Day Three: “These notes will someday change the world”

Day Three started off with the launch of the official stamp for the World Youth Conference. While it was a nice commemorative gesture, I’ll gloss over it – stamps are possibly at the lowest of my list of priorities in life, even lower than the mantis shrimp and the three-toed sloth. Directly after this was the main plenary session. I’ll just say this: today was far better than I hoped.… Read More »#WCY2014 Day Three: “These notes will someday change the world”