COP 27: Innovative Finance Mechanisms to Scale-up and Speed-up the Energy Transition.
The Youth Sustainable Development Network was represented by Damilola Hamid Balogun, its CEO at the SDG 7 Pavilion at COP 27 this year in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt on the 9th of November, 2022 and was on a panel with energy experts to discuss the issue of investment in energy deficient and developing countries like Nigeria. […]
Strengthening Youth Participation for Nigeria’s Achievement of the SDGs.
The Youth Sustainable Development Network (YSDN) Partners with the Lagos Business School Sustainability Center in organizing the Maiden Naija Youth Sustainability Forum which engaged more than 150 Nigerian youth virtually in addressing their roles towards achieving a shared prosperity in Nigeria. The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All (SRSG) Ms […]
CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS IMPACTS ON OUR LEADERS OF TOMORROW — Children’s Day Special Edition
It is the year 2050, and the planet is in turmoil. Climate change worst-case scenario has begun to take effect….. Drenched in sweat from the intense heat, eight-year-old Amina sits in her little dark hut, watching in despair as her little brother, Aminu, fights for his life. Barely two years old, he had contracted meningitis […]
Impact Of Climate Change and Plastic Pollution On Ocean Health
Earlier this month, we celebrated World Oceans Day, which sparked conversations around SDG 14 — Life Below Water. The impacts of climate change and plastic pollution on Oceans were prominent topics discussed. The Importance of Healthy Oceans Making up 71 per cent of the earth’s surface, the ocean is home to a vast diversity of […]
YOUTH AND THE GLOBAL ENERGY TRANSITION PANEL SESSION AT THE YSDC 2022
Keynote Speaker: Conall McGinley. Panelists: Oluwadabira Abiola-Awe, Akil Callender, and Ann Abheiden. Moderator: Marco Gervasi. Rapporteur: Ayomikun Kukoyi. Opening session The keynote address was delivered by Conall McGinley, Horizon Europe UK National Contact Point for Energy & Global Innovation Lead for Energy Innovate UK. In his introductory address, Conall gave an overview of how young […]