- Program - Technical Sessions
Technical Sessions

3 October 2018 (Wed) Five meetings of experts will be held. Two meetings will be held in each of the morning and afternoon session, with each meeting being held simultaneously in a different room. Each meeting will feature a presentation and panel discussion on issues related to the dialogues of the forum.

Technical Session 3 (09:30 - 12:30, Samda Hall) Organizer Jeju Special Self‐Governing Province, IUCN, Jeju Research Institute

Youth Forum

This session provides an interactive and fun capacity building opportunity for youth participants especially on the topic of networking and ideas presentation. Showcase inspiring and innovative approaches to address conservation issues and to encourage stewardship, appreciation and respect of nature.
Also the session provides an intergenerational platform for discussion on the theme of youth engagement, empowerment and intergenerational collaboration as the most effective way to advance the future of conservation.
Finally, the session provides a platform where inspiring conservation leaders can share their experiences and tips on professional skills for early career and career development.

Download File : Youth Forum

Time Program Item
09:30-09:35 Welcome, objectives and overview of the session Moderator
  • Mariasole Bianco (Worldrise/IUCN)
09:35-09:55 Inspiring Speech
  • Sharing the experience about young people’s engagement with sustainable development
  • Their implications on developing youth competencies
  • Se-Young Hwang (National Youth Policy Institute)
09:55-10:27 Inspiring Video
  • Conservamos por Naturaleza video on surf breaks protection, engaging new audiences, crowdfunding and crowd sourcing
10:27-10:47 Inspiring Speech
  • Sharing the experience in communicating nature conservation
  • Some tips on professional skills for early career and career development
  • Paul Rose (National Geographic)
10:47-11:02 Presentation
  • Tips Worth Sharing about networking, projects pitching (Elevator Pitch) and public speaking
  • Mariasole Bianco (Worldrise/IUCN)
11:02-11:10 Presentation
  • #NatureForAll aims to build support and action for nature conservation among people from all walks of life by raising awareness and facilitating experiences and connections with the natural world
  • Sean Southey (IUCN's Commission on Education and Communication)
11:10-11:40 Project Pitching (Group Discussion)
  • Discussion about connecting youth/new audiences to nature Selection a spokesperson that will then present it and the person prepares a 2 minute elevator pitch
Evaluation Experts
  • Paul Rose (National Geographic)
  • Se-Young Hwang (National Youth Policy Institute)
  • Mariasole Bianco (Worldrise/IUCN)
11:40-12:00 Group Presentation
  • A spokesperson for each group deliver the 2 minute elevator pitch about a project related to connecting youth or new audiences to nature
  • Conversation meeting between Environmental Leaders and High School students
  • tbc

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