Entrusting young minds.

This day seeks to entrust young minds to shape the outcomes of COP28 and beyond, considering the disproportionate risks and impacts of climate change for children and youth. The day focuses on equitable representation, stronger engagement mechanisms, and resource allocation across COP themes and policy tracks.

COP28 put young people at the heart of the climate conversation, on youth, children, education and skills day  
Thirty-eight countries committed to climate education in their NDCs, with the 'UNESCO Greening Education Partnership Declaration' 
The first-ever Youth Stocktake showcased youth climate diplomacy, providing a blueprint to elevate the voices of young people at UN climate talks 
“The UAE is proud to empower young people,” said COP28 Youth Climate Champion, H.E. Al Mazrui 
The UAE announced $220 million new funding to drive better health outcomes in Africa 
Countries can deliver a “paradigm shift” in a “momentous” last five days of the conference, said COP28 President Dr. Sultan Al Jaber 
“Let’s make this COP the most important COP since Paris” – Danish Minister of Climate, Energy and Utilities, Dan Jørgensen   
More than 800 signatories from business, finance, philanthropy, politics, academia and civil society called on COP28 to deliver a 1.5oC-aligned outcome