The online forum represents a space for discussion on the role of youth in urban, environmental policy-making. It aims at building a positive discourse around youth activism, introducing best practices at European level and facilitating the exchange between activists from different countries. Participants with various background and experience will have the chance to meet with international networks of policy makers and discuss on the topics of social economy, human rights to water, food and work, education for climate justice and sustainable food systems.
ACRA is a non-governmental, secular and independent organization, founded in Milan in 1968. For 50 years it has been working to fight poverty through sustainable, innovative, and participatory solutions, to foster sustainable development and global citizenship. ACRA works along with local communities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America to ensure access to the rights of food, water, education, energy, and environment protection. In Europe and Italy ACRA promotes a culture of peace, dialogue and integration, cultural exchange, and solidarity. It promotes educational activities for schools, sustainable agricultural models and consumption practices.