Interactive seminar on “The role of youth in combating climate change”
IDD co-hosted simulation on energy and environmental issues.
The event, titled "The role of youth in combating climate change", co-organized by the Azerbaijani National Chapter of NAM Youth Organization upon the initiative of the Chairman of the Azerbaijan Parliament for Natural Resources, Energy and Ecology, was held at ADA University.
The event, moderated by the Designated Chairperson of NAM Youth Organization, Ordukhan Gahramanzade, started with the opening speeches of the guests. The Chairman of the Milli Majlis Committee for Natural Resources, Energy and Ecology, Sadiq Gurbanov, spoke about the consequences of climate change and the invaluable role of young people in educating society on climate change. The opening ceremony concluded with the remarks of Hajar Huseynova, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Development and Diplomacy.
During the event, Sadiq Gurbanov delivered a brief lecture on the historical development of factors contributing to climate change. The participants actively engaged in the interactive seminar and later, expanded their knowledge on the subject on the basis of active discussions during the group work on “Analyses and possible solutions to the problems caused by climate change". It should be noted that the knowledge gained by the participants in the online preparatory session held before the event helped them to be able to offer real solutions to the problems posed in a short period of time. In the end, participants presented their working documents on the topic “Climate Change Through the Eyes of Young People: Innovative approaches and solutions”. Lastly, the participants were presented certificates of participation and the event was concluded with the closing ceremony.