A Major Event to Indicate The Vital Role of The Youth on The Global Energy Transformation

Choosing Greta Thunberg as a person of the year on the cover of Time magazine had a significant message to the world. The, “Born of a New Generation of Decision-Makers”. According to Time, with her selection in 2019, 16-year-old climate activist, Greta Thunberg, became the youngest individual ever to be named TIME’s Person of the Year. It also indicated another message and this was to “all of us citizens”, that the governments, especially the authorities, are NOT only responsible for the change that must come & create our planet a better place to live. 

IRENA Youth Forum which will be held on January 10th, 2020, is inaugurating in line with this aim, “Renewables beyond 2030: The Key Role of Youth in the Global Energy Transformation”. 

According to IRENA, it is the agency’s first major event for and on youth recognizes the vital role that young people are playing in achieving climate stability and advancing the sustainable development agenda and energy transformation at large. 



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