LOCAL CLIMATE CONFERENCE OF YOUTH
The LCOY Austria took place in Vienna from the 8th to 11th of November 2019. About 300 young people participated. The content was well organized and over 65 workshops were offered.
As participants had to be under 30 years old to join the conference, Rainer and Stephanie from the BK centre in Vienna took part as volunteers supporting LCOY’s organization team.
It was a great chance to attend panel discussions with Austrian politicians who are involved in the environmental sector. We were also taking part in workshops to connect with organisations such as WWF, Global 2000, Scientists and Professors from Vienna Universities as well as Film maker Filip Antonio Malinowski. He directed the film ‘Guardians of the Earth’.
On Sunday, there was an unexpected opportunity to offer a workshop where all were spontaneously invited to contribute. Rainer spoke in a group about the importance of inner peace and power as well as our awareness towards the self, others and our planet.
The session was well attended and closed with a beautiful and powerful meditation experience.