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on 21 Mar, 14:56
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Climate change is happening when you are reading this post. JOIN US NOW

Climate change is happening when you are reading this post. JOIN US NOW
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We are happy to announce the application for Malaysian Youth Delegation (MYD) 2017 to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) @ Bonn, Germany IS NOW OPEN!

The Paris Agreement was adopted on 12th December 2015 and entered into force on 4 November 2016. The whole process took less than one year. This shows that the world as a whole agreed on a path forward, a path to keep warming well below 2 degrees Celsius, and for the first time to pursue efforts to limit temperature increases to 1.5 degrees C.

Thus, YOUth involvement is vital to reshape this process in a way that meets the needs of our communities, and our planet when our future is being negotiated!

As the governments discusses on crucial elements of the agreement and relevant actions to limit the global temperature, we need YOU to continue our efforts in holding our leaders accountable and most importantly, make youth voices be heard when our future is being negotiated.

Visit our application webpage to learn more about the application details. To know more about what we are doing, please click HERE.

For those who missed the best part, here’s a basic explanation of what we do and why YOU are important to be part of this movement, in 5 minutes or less.

We look forward to your application!

on 13 Oct, 17:08
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Promulgation Ceremony of the Malaysian Youth Statement on Climate Change

Promulgation Ceremony of the Malaysian Youth Statement on Climate Change
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Please click here for more info, straight from Power Shift Malaysia website.

We, the Malaysian Youth Delegation (MYD), have produced the Malaysian Youth Statement on Climate Change to be submitted to our Prime Minister in conjunction with the upcoming COP21 @ Paris in December. Conference of Parties (COP) is an annual UN Climate Change conference where the world will gather to produce an international agreement to combat climate change effectively and boost the transition towards resilient, low-carbon societies and economies.

An official promulgation ceremony in conjunction with training session by Prof. Dr Fredolin Tangang, an IPCC scientist and  a climate change expert from UKM, will be held.

We cordially invite you and your organisation to show support on this youth statement by endorsing it online via this link http://powershiftmalaysia.org.my/malaysian-youth-statement-on-climate-change-towards-cop21/.

The details are  as follows:
Date : 31 October 2015 (Sat)
Venue : 1st Floor, Brickfields Asia College, PJ Campus – VSQ @ PJ City Centre (Blok 2), Jalan Utara, 46200, Petaling Jaya, Selangor (walking distance from Asia Jaya LRT Station)
Time : 10.00 am – 1.00 pm

Tentative Program

  • 10.00am – Registration Opens
  • 10.15am – Arrival of Guest of Honour
  • 10.20am – Introduction of MYD by Elaine See
  • 10.30am – Prof. Dr. Fredolin Tangang – IPCC and Climate Science Modelling
  • 11.30am – Speech by Guest of Honour
  • 11.40am – Malaysian Youth Statement on Climate Change Presentation
  • 11.50am – Token of Appreciation
    • Partners
    • Funders
    • Guest of Honour
  • 12.00pm – Group Photo and Lunch*
  • 1.00pm – End

*Vegetarian lunch will be served

Do RSVP your attendance to the promulgation ceremony by 20 Oct 2015 (Tue). We look forward to your favourable reply. Click below to RSVP.

on 13 Oct, 17:00
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Malaysian Youth Statement on Climate Change towards COP21

Malaysian Youth Statement on Climate Change towards COP21
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Please click here to see more information, straight from Power Shift Malaysia website.

Malaysian youth’s desire for a safe climate future is at risk. Here’s is a statement to the leadership of the country, to take serious climate action towards UNFCCC’s COP21.

This Malaysian Youth Statement on Climate Change produced by MYD is to be submitted to our Prime Minister in conjunction with the upcoming COP21 at the end of November 2015. The purpose of the statement is to urge our Malaysian government to act swiftly and to pledge a more ambitious target to tackle climate change.

An official launching event to inaugurate this youth statement, tentatively by the end of October. This event is supported by the British High Commission.

You and your organisation is cordially invited to support this youth statement.

We sincerely hope to hear from you by 14 Oct 2015.

 

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on 17 Jul, 16:04
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Participant applications now open for #POWERSHIFTMSIA 2015!

Participant applications now open for #POWERSHIFTMSIA 2015!
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Participant applications now open for #POWERSHIFTMSIA 2015! Join us for insightful and inspiring discussions and workshops about climate change and what YOU can do for the environment, as well as fun and games. =) What are you waiting for? Bring your friends along!

Click here for the application form: http://powershiftmalaysia.org.my/powershiftmsia-2015-participant-application-form/

on 2 Jul, 12:09
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#PowerShiftMsia 2015 Participant Application Form

#PowerShiftMsia 2015 Participant Application Form
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#PowerShiftMsia is back!
This August #PowerShiftMsia will see 100 youths from all over Malaysia coming together to participate in a four ­days workshop to strengthen their climate change knowledge and learn how to run successful campaigns, with a target outcome of developing impactful climate change campaigns.

 

If you’ve got passion to stop climate change and want to be apart of a globally connected network of young people, this is no doubt for YOU!

WHAT
A kick-starter workshop for highly motivated youths to:

  1. Learn about Malaysia’s efforts in climate change
  2. Learn about inspiring youth climate movements around the world
  3. Network with local groups and learn from their past campaigning experiences
  4. Find out how to be part of this global effort
  5. Learn how to design and realize their own project in line with the international goals.

WHO
To join the camp, participants must be between 18 and 30 years old and have basic knowledge and passion for the environment and climate change. 100 participants are selected based on their commitment to be involved in projects and ready to take action.

“Be The Change You Want To See In The World” – Mahatma Gandhi.

“Be The Change You Want To See In The World” – Mahatma Gandhi.

WHERE
Pusat Kecemerlangan Paralimpik Kampung Pandan https://goo.gl/maps/FgDJN

WHEN
28-31 August, 2015

For more information, please visit the #PowerShiftMsia website.

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