Global Youth Gathering (GYG) 2014, 18 to 22 June 2014, Nairobi, Kenya
The sixth GYG brought together a total of over 100 youth comprising, Tunza Youth Advisors, Youth leaders from the 6 UNEP regions, and the UNEP Major Group Children and Youth (MGCY) representatives. The Gathering took place from 18 - 22 June 2014. This gathering was critical as the youth reviewed and drafted the new youth strategy taking into account UNEP’s priorities and also address the needs of young people as they contribute to the Global environmental agenda. The outcomes include:
- A joint Youth statement on youth’s perspective on and involvement in the Post 2015 Development Agenda.
- Youth Input into open UNEA sessions.
- Youth participation in the town hall debate.
- Presentation of youth statement to High Level Segment on 26th June 2014.
- Proposed recommendations for the 3rd long-term youth engagement strategy.