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Youth Participation in National Implementation Plan and Strategies (NIPs) to the BRS Conventions

This BRS COPs Side Event was organized by AKO Foundation, IPEN, Young volunteers for the Environment, Center for international environmental law, with logistical support from the Geneva Environment Network. This session discussed enabling young people’s active participation in the National Implementation Plan and Strategies of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm (BRS) Conventions for sustainable development. According to the UN Global Youth Report, the active engagement of youth in sustainable development efforts is central to achieving sustainable, inclusive and stable societies, and to averting the worst threats and challenges to sustainable development, including the impacts of climate change, nature environment and...