Action for Climate Empowerment
Youth Forum 2021
10-18 July 2021
The Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE) Youth Forum 2021 was a virtual conference being organized by members of the ACE Working Group of YOUNGO (the official Youth Constituency of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change), with support from certain organizations and partners.
Action for Climate
Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE) refers to Article 6 of the UNFCCC and Article 12 of the Paris Agreement. It provides a legal basis to foster its 6 elements: climate education, training, public awareness, public participation, public access to information, and international collaboration on these topics. The eight-year Doha Work Program on ACE concludes in 2020 and the upcoming COP26 will provide the possibility to reflect and to create a new framework.
Six elements of ACE:
Public access to
Looking back at the 2018 Youth Forum
The 2018 forum was the first Youth Forum on Action for Climate Empowerment. It was held in conjunction with SB48 and contributed youth perspectives to the work of Parties in crafting an Article 12 decision as part of the Paris Rulebook.