Northeast Asia Youth Exchange Program: Fostering Climate Solutions through Collaborative Learning
September 20, 2023 - The Northeast Asia region, comprising China, Japan, Mongolia, and South Korea, faces similar climate vulnerabilities and impacts. Recognizing the shared challenges, The Asia Foundation launched the Northeast Asia Youth Exchange Program in August 2023. This initiative aimed to tackle climate change through Nature-Based Solutions (NbS). The fundamental idea was to foster cooperation and facilitate people-to-people dialogue and relationship building, especially among the region's youth.
The program brought together 13 dedicated young individuals from China, Japan, Mongolia, and South Korea aged 18-30, and known for their innovative efforts in addressing climate change challenges. Through a series of activities and initiatives, these participants aimed to enhance their understanding of climate change, brainstorm innovative solutions, and build connections for future collaborations.
The program commenced with a series of webinars, each hosted by participating count..
September 20, 2023