Closing ceremony: With great power comes great responsibility

This year's finale will bring together voices from across the Summit to discuss youth power and how this is key to transforming our world. This session is open to all age ranges.

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4-18 years old
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This resource helps support the below Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
For more information on the full set of SDGs, please see our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Establish sustainable consumption and production patterns.

Reduce income inequality within and among countries.

Take urgent action to combat climate change by regulating emissions and promoting developments in renewable energy.

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4-18 years old
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16-18
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Citizenship
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Sustainable Development Goals

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Transform Our World Youth Ambassadors

Transform Our World Youth Ambassadors are a cohort of fifteen inspiringly passionate young people between the ages of 11-16 years old, from secondary schools across the UK. Between September-December 2022, they will work alongside the Transform Our World team to develop events, campaigns and other exciting projects. Youth Ambassadors meet online weekly to work together on creating sessions, making social media content, inputting their ideas on the events and discussing their thoughts and feelings on the climate crisis. Find out more about our Youth Ambassadors here.

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Jodie Velarde (she/her)

Jodie Velarde is a Schools Programmes Officer at Global Action Plan and has always been keen to bring young people together through environmental education. With a degree in Zoology, she is highly motivated by conservation, education and protecting nature and always looks forward to delivering sessions on these topics in schools. She is really passionate about inclusion and enjoys most when she delivers sessions about social and environmental topics to young people who don't usually have access to those opportunities. 

Jodie is standing in front of a brick wall, she is smiling at the camera.

Binah Cooper (she/her)

Binah Cooper is Schools Programme Manager at Global Action Plan, managing the Transform Our World programme. She has worked in a range of roles across youth, social justice and environmental not-for-profit organisations. Binah is passionate about transforming the education system, with youth voice and teacher input at the heart of this, in equipping young people with the tools, knowledge and skills to create a better world for people and planet.

Binah is standing in front of a brick wall, she is smiling at the camera.

Katrina Lambert (she/her)

 

Katrina Lambert, is a 21-year old activist and leader on gender equality, human rights, and youth voice. Since the age of fifteen, she has worked on campaigns on topics ranging from period poverty and violence against women, to youth sector funding and the incorporation of children’s rights into domestic law. Through her activism she has worked closely with UK civil society and charities, the Scottish and UK Governments, as well as international institutions including the Council of Europe and the United Nations. Katrina has been recognised internationally for her work, receiving the Point of Light Award from the UK Prime Minister (2020), the prestigious Diana Award (2021) and most recently was awarded the BEM in the Queen’s Platinum Birthday Honours (2022), as one of the youngest on the list.

 

Katrina is with her back to a green and yellow fence, she is smiling at the camera.

Anita Okunde (she/her)

Anita Okunde is an 18-year-old award-winning activist, iWill Ambassador and public speaker focusing on issues specifically surrounding intersectional climate justice and feminism. Anita’s work has focused on putting those disproportionately affected by the crisis we face at the forefront of the climate movement. This work has led to her being listed as one of the top 100 environmentalists according to Forbes. Anita's activism is centred around empowering young people to help create the changes they want to see in their society.

 

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