SDWG - Calling All Youth: Get Involved in the Arctic Resilience Forum 2020 - #Youth4ArcticResilience

Calling All Youth: Get Involved in the Arctic Resilience Forum 2020 - #Youth4ArcticResilience

04 October 2020

Do you have great ideas for the future of your Arctic community? Join the conversation and make your voice heard!

The Arctic Resilience Forum 2020 launches this week and will continue until December 16. During each session we will discuss concrete best practices and experiences from across the circumpolar region. We want to hear the ideas, experiences of youth from across the Arctic!

Each session we will cover a different topic related to Arctic resilience, including:

  • October 7: Indigenous Youth Leadership
  • October 14: Food Security
  • October 21: Renewable Energy
  • October 28: Human Health and Pandemics
  • November 11: Broadband Connectivity
  • November 18: Gender
  • November 25: Socio-Ecological Resilience
  • December 2: Financing Resilience
  • December 9: Infrastructure
  • December 16: Working Together in the Arctic: Indigenous and Western Knowledge Systems

How can you get involved? So glad you asked!

1. Register for a session: Join every Wednesday from 11:30-13:00 (EST) and be part of the conversation. You can find more information about how to register HERE.

2. Join our #Youth4ArcticResilience social media campaign: Share your questions, comments and ideas about any of the topics being discussed during the Arctic Resilience Forum 2020. Have your voices heard by circumpolar governments, experts, knowledge holders, and policy makers. Provide their input, ideas, and perspectives.

How to join #Youth4ArcticResilience:

Post a short video (max. 30 seconds) with your questions, ideas and experiences and post it to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. Don’t forget to tag us and use the hashtag #Youth4ArcticResilience.

On twitter:

  • Tag @SDWGChair and @arcticyouthnet
  • #Youth4ArcticResilience

On Facebook:

On Instagram:

Tips for preparing your video:

  • Videos should be a maximum of 30 seconds.
  • Speak slowly, clearly and try to reduce background noise as much as possible.
  • Record in a bright area.
  • Ask questions or share your ideas and experience.
  • Feeling especially inspired? Creativity is encouraged! Feel free to work collaboratively, use music and record in outdoor spaces.

Tag a friend and challenge them to make a difference by supporting Arctic resilience!

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