Driving global youth action for climate adaptation in food systems

Milan, Italy – 29 September 2021

#Act4Food Youth event at Youth4Climate: Driving Ambition 

The #Act4Food Youth event is an official side-event of the ‘Youth4Climate: Driving Ambition’ – a landmark youth event hosted by the Italian Government just prior to Pre-COP26 – https://all4climate2021.org/

The event is intended for youth from all around the globe to participate and engage in efforts and movements around food security under a changing climate. The event also aims to create awareness of the Pledge initiative – a youth-led promise galvanising action to defeat hunger, improve health and heal the planet. The pledge brings together young people from around the world to focus on their personal action as a contribution to system change, and to urge governments and businesses to act boldly and urgently. 

The event is planned to be held as a hybrid event – to cater for both in person attendance and also virtual attendance around the globe. It will consist of two sessions – the first session “Paving the way for youth-led action for climate adaptation in food systems” will feature a keynote presentation followed by a roundtable of three youth climate leaders from different regions presenting their vlog presentation to showcase examples of youth-led efforts, which aims to inspire further youth-led action around the world. The second session “Mobilizing Youth-POWER for COP26: The rise of a global movement” will be chaired by a youth activist and influencer to introduce the Pledge that aims to gather 100 million signatures of young people across the globe, to push for nutrition and food system transformation. 

To join the #Act4Food Youth event, please register via the link below: 

Let’s give youth the stage to share their voices and TOGETHER we can #Act4Change! 


Want to engage more?

Join our vlog competition here and have a chance to win amazing prizes 

Join the QING Innovation Track here to have a chance to win 2500 euro and a mentorship of QING Technology 

Listen to our ‘Drink-themed interview series’ with all hosts here 

Watch the recording of the International Conference for Youth in Agriculture 2021 about the Pledge and Act4Food Youth event here 


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Supporting partners

29 Sep 2021

Starts at: 13:00 (Europe/Zurich)