We - the delegates to the Kenyan Youth Strategy Meeting for Rio +20, Gigiri Campus, Nairobi,13
October 2011, hosted by UN Habitat, Peace Child International, Youth Alive!Kenya and the Organisation of African Youth -
the African indigenous knowledge of the sacred value of the environment to thewell-being of humanity and biodiversity;
ourselves to promote innovations that will develop a green economy that results in theeradication of poverty
of the past declarations towards environmental sustainability both at the African andthe Global level, and share their sense of the urgent need for structural and infrastructuralinterventions in policy formulation to enable the implementation of the policies they propose.
the current global environmental challenges, particularly climate change, whichimpact on our common future and wellbeing.
of the above, we commit to pursue intrinsic and extrinsic mechanisms that -1.
Support good governance and transformative leadership.2.
Promote Education, information exchange, communication and awareness;3.
Achieve sustainable agricultural practices that reduce hunger, starvation and enhancefood security for the long-term.4.
Develop and implement a policy on sustainability towards a Green Economy.5.
Encourage investment in, and the promotion of, eco-friendly entrepreneurship.6.
Develop sustainable green cities and rural villages7.
Promote public engagement and participation through culture and volunteerism.8.
Promote Youth Development and Capacity Building.