Laudato Si Generation: Young People Caring for Our Common Home - International Conference on the 4th Anniversary of Laudato Si’ and 5th Anniversary of CYNESA. Concept Note

United Nations Environment Programme ; Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA) ; Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development ; WWF Africa (2019)

The conference will be a forum for deeper reflection on Catholic social teaching on care for creation, from an African context and enriched by global perspectives. It will raise and address urgent needs and opportunities in Africa and explore how we can make the rapid shifts we need relating to clean electrification and local ownership and profit from development, while preserving indigenous wisdom and land rights. We will showcase best practices across the continent and the particular role of youth leadership and innovation.

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