Global day of action raises awareness of climate change

WAGGGS delegates at the United Nations climate change conference COP17, instigated a global day of action on 1 December 2011, the Young and Future Generations Day, to raise awareness of climate change.

They were joined by Girl Guides and Girl Scouts from all over the world! Don’t miss the videos and photos we have received. If you have videos or photos from your action, send them to and we'll publish them here. Choose your action here.

COP17 youth delegates instruction video:



This group of Brownies and Girl Guides joined in with YuFuGe day by making their own posters.

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YoFuGe LebanonRima Haddad, a WAGGGS delegates at  COP15 in 2009 from Lebanon, sent us this image and message: 'Hope your action yesterday turned out to be awsome. I did mine with my Brownies last Saturday. We did both the freeze and the 'oouu it's hot in here' song during a book exhibition. It was productive and a lot of fun.'




Girl Scouts of the Philippines sent in this video of their 'Cha Cha Slide'


Linköping University (Sweden) students from the Masters programme in Sustainable Development. Sent by Emily Rodriguez, COP15 and COP16 youth delegate from the USA.

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