COP18: Youth engagement critical in Middle East



Obadah Diab , Reach out to Asia

From Qatar: COP18 UN Climate Change Conference 2012 in December 2012

COP18 (29/11/12) – Obadah Diab, a youth delegate with Reach out to Asia, discusses youth participation in politics in the Middle East and what he hopes to gain from COP18.

Diab discusses the importance of increasing youth engagement with policy-making in the region, telling RTCC about an annual youth conference with which he is involved that aims to increase the power of the youth voice.

Diab explains that he hopes to gain interest and knowledge on climate change during his time at COP18 and is especially excited to meet young people from around the world and learn from their experiences.

Diab explains that he hopes COP18 will deliver a better result for the whole world, ending in a united agreement.