The Youth Congress, held in Stirling, aimed at promoting the role that young people can play in the field of sustainable development and the achievement of the UN's Millennium Development Goals.
More than 600 of the world’s most dynamic young activists in the field of sustainable development, from over 120 different countries, attended the Congress to discuss issues surrounding climate change, poverty alleviation, education, gender issues, and the Milennium Development Goals.
For more information about the World Youth Congress in Stirling go to: www.scotland2005.org. Information on future congresses can be found at: http://www.peacechild.org
Blue Ventures Discusses Community Conservation at World Youth Congress in Scotland
Blue Ventures team members Richard Nimmo and Kit Gillibrand presented a workshop on community conservation in Madagascar during the World Youth Congress held in Scotland.
The workshop discussed the conservation projects that Blue Ventures has developed in Madagascar and explored how other organisations and countries could benefit from lessons learned by Blue Venture’s partnerships.