“Youth Session: Intergenerational discussion to take the lead on inspired action” will be held on 22 April, 2018 prior to the Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit (23-25 April). This session will be led by the International Forestry Students’ Association (IFSA) Indonesia, in cooperation with the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the Ministry of Environment and Forestry Indonesia, and will engage and integrate young-led initiatives throughout the Asia-Pacific region into global efforts to take lead to inspire action towards forestry and environmental issues.
Designed by youth for youth, the Youth Session and activities will invite some expert speakers related to youth and climate change. Fifty students and young professionals have been selected to attend in person. It will facilitate a focused intergenerational dialogue on the challenges and pathways for integrating youth activities in forestry planning.
This session will be conducted in English.
The International Forestry Students’ Association is a non political, non religious and not for profit organization that brings together forestry students from all over the world in a wide spectrum of activities. The main objective of IFSA is to bring together forestry students from all continents so they may exchange information, views and experiences. Currently, more than 80 local and national forestry student organizations from 27 countries in Latin America, Africa, Asia, Europe and Oceania are members of IFSA. For more information, please visit: http://www.ifsa.net/.