2009 Tunza International Children’s Conference on the Environment in Daejeon, Korea f
Tunza International Children’s Conference on the Environment
Daejeon, Korea 17 - 21 August 2009
Theme: "Climate Change: Our Challenge"
The United Nation Environment Programme in cooperation with UNEP National Committee for the Republic of Korea will be hosting the 2009 Tunza International Children’s Conference on the Environment in Daejeon, Korea from the 17 to 21 August 2009. The Conference whose theme will be Climate Change: Our Challenge will collectively bring together about 400 participants (aged 10 to 14) from over 100 countries.
The daily themes will include:
* Climate change and its effect on bio-diversity
* Climate change and young people
* Sustainable lifestyle
The delegates will be introduced to the new Tunza Strategy (2009-2014), and will discuss their role in the implementation of the Strategy. The delegates will also give suggestions on the themes for the 2010 International Children’s Conference on the Environment. The four-day Conference will culminate in resolutions on climate change to be presented to the Children’s Climate Forum in Copenhagen, Denmark in December 2009.
Daejon, Korea Korea