8:30 AM
Check-in

For security reasons, only people with IDs will be allowed to enter the area for COY14 time at the Faculty of Social Sciences.
There is a cloakroom in the building, however, the organizers do not take responsibility for the things left there. Therefore, anyone who can, should leave luggage in the place of stay.


Duration: until 01:00 PM
Room: Main hall

 

8:30 AM
Wellbeing Area

This is a place providing opportunities to hang out with your newly-made climate friends, discuss all your new insights or just relax a bit and take a coffee break.
As COY14 (and the following COP24) can be quite stressful and intense at times, it is our core desire to address issues of well-being and sustainable activism. Check out the an active-wellbeing room that can be used for Yoga, meditation and prayer and a second room reserved for workshops on this topic. Our Wellbeing Team will be continuously available for everyone who would like someone to check-in with.


Duration: until 01:00 PM
Room: 3rd floor rooms 330 and 333

 

8:30 AM
Morning Kick-off

Morning kick-off session begins the next exciting COY day. You will also receive important updates as well as information about the highlights of the day.


Duration: 10 min
Room: 3rd floor

 

8:45 AM

Meditation

A short meditation to improve self-awareness and create powerful poasitive vibrations in our enviroment.

Language: English

Duration: 10 min

Room: 333

 

9:00 AM
Changing the climate for our health

The aim is to draw attention to the health aspect of climate change through presenting our work.
We want to give an insight about the state of health in the negotiations, about upcoming happenings relating to health @COP24.
Bring our Pedometer Competition to COY14 encouraging participants to “walk the talk”.. On the opening day we distribute pedometers and inform participants about the competition. They can compete for the most physically active participant award of COY14.

Speaker: Viktor Jósa
Language: English

Duration: 90 min
Room: 239

 

9:00 AM
The Climate Collage

We propose to organize a workshop for 50 people base on “The Climate Collage”, a fun, participatory and creative workshop on climate change based on collective intelligence. We need one tables of 1×2 m for each group of 6-8 people. We bring the rest of the material.

Speaker: Cédric Ringenbach
Language: English
Duration: 180 min
Room: 148

 

9:00 AM
Green School Bali Exhibition, Art & Performance

We hope to raise awareness of the issues facing the people and youth of Indonesia as well as connect with other youth, build alliances and participate in collective action in preparation for COP. We do this through art, journalism and activism.

This segment includes:

– Performance (‘Roots’) – about Indonesia’s Forests

– Presentations (3x 10 minutes each) can be presented together or separately (Forests, Youth Empowerment, Energy)

-Workshop – Youth activism through art (approx 60 minutes)

Speaker: Emily Ferguson
Language: English

Duration: 90 min
Room: 234

 

9:00 AM
Finance and climate

I have been working in Climate Finance for many years. As part of my professional role in India, I was working for private sector financial institutions involved in providing finance for mitigating climate change.
I wish to present the the following: 1. Evolution of climate finance 2. Paris agreement 3. Progress till date 4. Innovations in Finance 5. India – a case study 6. Role of private sector in climate finance 7. Way forward

Speaker: Ankur Agrawal
Language: English

Duration: 90 min
Room: 233

 

9:00 AM
Energy for Whom? Scenarios for Eastern Africa

The Programme Contribution will be an opportunity for sharing stories (talanoa) and implementing ambition. Ms. Passy Ogolla will be doing this by sharing the Eastern Africa energy futures stories recently launched in September 2018 in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, thus taking COY14 participants on three journeys, each taking us to a possible energy and climate future for the region, and sharing the an Eastern African perspective of the future of energy developments and climate change.

Speaker: Passy Ogolla
Language: English

Duration: 90 min
Room: 137

 

9:00 AM
Church’s teaching about ecology

We want to show the Church’s teaching about ecology. The presentation, however, is not only addressed to believers, because we think and will try to show it by examples, that the topic related to ecology in a broad sense may be something that connects humanity regardless of political affiliation, ideology supported, religion. Our considerations touch the problem of human attitudes and motivations that are prior to words, deeds, association in organizations.

Speaker: Piotr Literski, Marcin Głąbek
Language: Polish

Duration: 180 min
Room: 138

 

9:00 AM
Bottom-up Youth Advocacy: TWYCC x CYJ

This program aims to exchange bottom-up youth advocacy of TWYCC and CYJ. TWYCC has started “Taiwan Youth Climate Stocktake” to realize civic engagement in climate policy. Through the annual publishing of Taiwanese youth’s viewpoints on climate action, we plan to check our government’s promise on the climate policy. CYJ has been submitting statements and exchanging opinions with Japanese ministries including Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry and Ministry of Environment since 2010.

Speaker: ChingWen Yang
Language: English

Duration: 90 min
Room: 141

 

9:00 AM
Youth Based Analysis: Removing Barriers to Accessing Climate Finance

The workshop “Youth Based Analysis: Removing Barriers to Accessing Climate Finance” will engage participants in a structured facilitation to brainstorm ideas for new, youth friendly innovative financial mechanisms for climate finance. Participants will then build on the barriers identified to workshop feasible policy solutions in the 90 minute block. The results of the workshop will be made available and will inform Youth Climate Lab’s project to make climate finance more accessible to youth.

Speaker: Dominique Souris
Language: English

Duration: 90 min
Room: 143

 

9:00 AM
Indigenous Folks and People of Colour

This workshop will be a combination of information dissemination and discussion between Indigenous Folks and People of Colour as we navigate our shared and diverging experiences. This is an opportunity to connect and share strategies of resistance with the intention of enabling future collaboration.

Speaker: India Logan-Riley
Language: English

Duration: 90 min
Room: 144

 

9:00 AM
COP in MyCity Negotiation Simulation

CiMC was designed as a simple tool to communicate on the stakes of climate action and achieving the PA’s goals through negotiation simulation. It is fun, interactive, and provides participants with valuable knowledge on climate negotiations.
It relies on a software, C-ROADS, which enables simulating the world global carbon pathway given individual inputs. The simulation can be adapted to a wide range
of audiences lasting from 2-4h requiring between 12 and 60 players.

Speaker: Viktor Jósa
Language: English

Duration: 90 min
Room: 233

 

9:00 AM

Engaging youth in climate action through capacity building

Our topic will be engaging youth in climate action through capacity building. Under this theme, three Chinese students from different areas of China will present their own opinions and observations. These months, each of them landed their own projects in their schools, communities or broader spheres and they are planning to present their ideas in COY. 

Speaker: Weishan Liu
Language: English

Duration: 90 min
Room: 240

 

9:00 AM

The role of students in implementing Paris agreement

Talanoa Dialogue Approach
Students are valuable asset in implementing Paris agreement. The narrative approach for climate change has evolved from being not only a challenge but also as an opportunity. In such, Students have vital role in harnessing this opportunity to create green jobs and innovation. Their engagement in the whole process, from the beginning of the Planning, is critical in the implementation of Paris agreement. Students have unique knowledge and perspectives that can make reform efforts more successful and improve their implementation for Paris agreement. In this context, Students from different campus will share their experiences in Talanoa approach.
• Where are we?
• Where do we want to go?
• How do we get there? 

Speaker: Yared Abera
Language: English

Duration: 90 min
Room: 241

 

11:00 AM
Posterazor: The tool to create huge printed images

The most effective way to use a cheap printer and your phone or camera for visual breathtaking.  As it is a widely enjoyed technique in the street art world, many movements have created powerful interventions using this program. On the last day of creating our collective mural we will experiment on how this can be used in different topics and situations from wall – to – placard.


Language: English

Room: Art space – 332

 

12:00 AM

Healthy Mind, Healthy Planet 

Positive thinking for a healthy climte. Brahma Kumaris explores the connections between empowering ourselves and creating a powerfully positive atmosphere for healthy climate action. Learn through quided meditation how you can contribute to this positivity.

Speakers: Niranjan, Francis, Erica: Brahma Kumaris Environment Initiative

Language: English

Duration: 90 min

Room: 333

 

12:30 AM
The Climate Collage

We propose to organize a workshop for 50 people base on “The Climate Collage”, a fun, participatory and creative workshop on climate change based on collective intelligence. We need one tables of 1×2 m for each group of 6-8 people. We bring the rest of the material.

Speaker: Cédric Ringenbach
Language: English
Duration: 180 min
Room: 148

 

12:30 PM
Climate change, and human life, and the flora and fauna

I would like to show the danger of linking climate change to human life and the flora and fauna, as well as the problem of desirtification that threatens forests and agriculture that allows us to live. Drought has a great impact on life as well as the migration of different species of animals and migratory birds. Finally, we find solutions that allow us to prepare for the future, globally if the dawn of the subject to be treated.

Speaker: Ali Kadi
Language: English

Duration: 180 min
Room: 233

 

12:30 PM
Visegrad Youth for Climate Action

We aim to present the initiative ‘Visegrad Youth for Climate Action’ (VYCA) founded to familiarise youth in the V4 with the UN’s climate-related activities. During the VYCA events hosted, the opinion of V4 youth about climate change was mapped and we plan to showcase these findings.
With a facilitated discussion, we intend to explore the views of COY14 participants to increase the self-awareness and encourage mutual learning between climate activists coming from diverse regions.

Speaker: Agneszka Szuda
Language: English

Duration: 180 min
Room: Sala Sympozjalna 1

 

12:30 PM
Compost: the new black gold

A large part of the waste we produce on a daily basis can be reused by transforming it into compost. We will go on a journey to understand how food scraps from your kitchen can be turned into valuable compost that has is beneficial for agriculture, produces energy and has an economic benefit. Finally we will show you how you can have a positive environmental impact by composting at home.

Speaker: Andrea Quilici
Language: English
Duration: 90 min
Room: Sala Sympozjalna 2

 

12:30 PM
COP in MyCity Negotiation Simulation

CiMC was designed as a simple tool to communicate on the stakes of climate action and achieving the PA’s goals through negotiation simulation. It is fun, interactive, and provides participants with valuable knowledge on climate negotiations.
It relies on a software, C-ROADS, which enables simulating the world global carbon pathway given individual inputs. The simulation can be adapted to a wide range
of audiences lasting from 2-4h requiring between 12 and 60 players.

Speaker: Viktor Jósa
Language: English

Duration: 90 min
Room: 233

 

12:30 PM
Good practice to mitigate the harmful effects of plastic waste on our environment through innovative projects

Our presentation will aim at first to show a general and then specific state of the art, then to portray good practice to mitigate the harmful effects of plastic waste on our environment through innovative projects

Speaker: Abdoul Rachid Mohamed Kinda
Language: French

Duration: 90 min
Room: 240

 

12:30 PM
How we can better use social media for environmental storytelling and action as youth activists/educators

This workshop will be centered around how we can better use social media for environmental storytelling and action as youth activists/ educators. Participants will brainstorm an environmental campaign of their choosing and we will collaborate and think through social media strategies/ measurable outcomes to move an initiative forward.

Speaker: Kristy Drutman
Language: English

Duration: 90 min
Room: 234

 

12:30 PM
Is green growth sustainable?

I would like to introduce the reflection concerning our model of development : is green growth sustainable? Based on the Meadows report and the conclusions of the Club of Rome, we know that undefinite growth is not possible in a world with limited ressource. The aim is thus to question growth and to debate about the possibility of implementing a degrowth policy.
One practical example can be the ZAD of Notre Dame des Landes in which i went four times this year. I can use this degrowth experiment to illustrate the debate.

Speaker: Rémi Rousselet
Language: English

Duration: 90 min

Room: 147

 

12:30 PM
Make a truce with its harmful repercussions that destroyed our lives.

I would like to make a presentation that goes around the magnitude of the situation of our climate today because we will have to mobilize all of us to find a solution and make a truce with its harmful repercussions that destroyed our lives.

Speaker: Souhaila Boulahriss
Language: English

Duration: 90 min
Room: 144

 

1:30 PM
Question&Answer on Local COYs

20 Local COYs took place around the word, engaging hundreds of young people on the grassroots-level and to engage in the YOUNGO processes.

Come and learn more about LCOYs. Whether you want to organize your own LCOY or just want to know more about it, this is the place to be.

Speaker: LCOY
Language: English

Duration: 60 min
Room: 336

 

2:00 PM
Perspectives on Women and Gender in Visual Arts

A historical look at women in the visual arts and discussion about the lived experience of being a (cis-gendered) woman artist.


Language: English

Room: Art space – 332

 

2:00 PM

Meditation

A short meditation to improve self-awareness and create powerful poasitive vibrations in our enviroment.

Language: English

Duration: 10 min

Room: 333

 

2:50 PM
Light us at COP

On the occasion of COP 24, MIPAI, in partnership with MYCN, and with the support of the Prince Albert Foundation of Monaco, will use electric cars and trains as transport means to carry torches from Monaco, then through Paris, Bonn, Munich and Vienna reach Katowice.

Speaker: MIPAI (The Mediterranean Intelligence and Public Affaires Institut)
Language: English

Duration: 40 min
Room: Main hall

 

3:00 PM
Climate Change: Is it Sexist? Racist? Or wants to mess with everyone?

Yes and Yes! And also, yes but… An interactive dialogue.

Language: English

Room: Art space – 332

 

4:00 PM
Closing Ceremony

During the Closing Ceremony we will look back at COY14 and look forward to COP24. We will share the results and experiences of COY14 with the UNFCCC Executive Secretary Ms. Patricia Espinosa, the COP24-Preasident Mr. Kurtyka and the President of the United Nation’s General Assembly, Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa

Duration: 120 min
Room: AULA Kazimierza Popiołka