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14th YPAC Meeting addresses Climate Change
14th YPAC Meeting addresses Climate Change
On 26 March 2019, Secretary General, Ambassador Reiterer visited Merano/Meran (IT) to speak at the opening ceremony of the 14th meeting of the Youth Parliament to the Alpine Convention (YPAC). The full speech (in English) of the Secretary General can be found here.
The general topic of the YPAC 2019 is “How to cope with climate change”. In line with the global demonstrations “Fridays for future” the YPAC students are highly motivated to discuss about issues and solutions to enforce their future in the Alps to be ensured, taking into account, that climate change is already happening. The students work on the topic in depth in the fields of ecology, health, human right to life and youth participation.