CNW – Today’s youth must push politicians and business leaders to change attitudes and take action on climate change issues…
Panellists in Toronto, Rio de Janeiro, London and Moscow engaged in a thought-provoking discussion, describing the biggest challenges facing their respective countries and their ideas on how to tackle them. Members of live audiences at each site challenged panellists with questions, and proposed some of their own solutions. Hundreds more watched the sessions live online.
High school student and human rights activist Nishin Nathwani of Fergus, Ontario moderated the event from Toronto. “The fact that youth were given a platform in an international venue to show their insights and expertise is an acknowledgement that youth are going to spearhead change for the future,” said the 17-year-old.