September 26-30, 2011
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in collaboration with the Government of Indonesia will be organizing its Tunza International Children & Youth Conference on the Environment, on September 26-30, 2011. Held in Bandung, Indonesia, it will bring together 1400 children and youth, to discuss their role and inputs to the upcoming United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development "Rio +20". Under the slogan “Reshaping Our future through A Green Economy and Sustainable Lifestyle.” The conference will also review the contribution of youth to the International Year of Forests and how they can adopt more environment-friendly lifestyles. The conference themes are Rio + 20 (Green Economy) / Green Lifestyles, Forests, Sustainable Consumption and State of the Global Environment from the youth perspective.
To submit a nomination from your organization, visit:
Children nominations: http://unep.org/tunza/children/events/icc2011
Youth nominations: http://unep.org/tunza/youth/conferences_events/tiyc2011
Nominations must be submitted to UNEP on or before June 30, 2011.
For further information on the conference, please contact:
The Children and Youth / Sport and the Environment Unit
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