THE WORLD WE WANT
TIME FOR CHANGE
20 NOVEMBER 2020 - ONLINE
YOUNG ACTIVISTS SUMMIT
The coronavirus crisis has been a massive disrupter but also an opportunity to rethink the world we want for tomorrow. Young people have the right to demand that the recovery plans they will fund be spent on rebuilding sustainable societies that protect the interests of present and future generations.
On 20 November 2020, World Children’s Day, the Young Activists Summit – to be held online under the theme ‘The world we want, time for change’ – will shine a spotlight on seven young activists who are advancing climate action, biodiversity, human rights, sustainable & ethical fashion issues.
At a critical time for our planet and humanity, #YAS20 will bring together young people, students and classes from around the world to discuss some of the world’s biggest challenges.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad was the guest of honour of the first YOUNG ACTIVISTS SUMMIT (#YAS19), whose theme in 2019 was WOMEN AND GIRLS DRIVING PROGRESS.
2020 Young Activists Summit
#YAS20 will be held online on 20 November 2020. It will focus on how to shape a post-COVID-19 world which advances sustainability, resilience and solidarity.
#TheWorldWeWant documentary series
#YAS20 will launch a series of mini-documentaries featuring seven activists who are advancing climate action, biodiversity, human rights, sustainable and ethical fashion. They will be promoted during a digital campaign to be launched on 20 November 2020, World Children’s Day, which will culminate on 10 December 2020, Human Rights Day.