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2nd Congress of young Swiss Abroad

The second youth congress will have a green focus. This dynamic and engaging conference for the Young Swiss Abroad will take place online on 13 July 2022 via Zoom.

Organised by the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad (OSA), SwissCommunity and the Youth Parliament of Swiss Abroad (YPSA), this conference will offer a varied programme addressing the issue of environmental protection.

Young people from all around the world will have the chance to discover initiatives and research focused on greater respect for the environment, and to take part in discussions during the interactive sessions. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to further your commitment and knowledge of environmental protection! Who knows, this conference might even inspire you to launch initiatives to protect our planet.


1.00 p.m. to 1.05 p.m.: Opening and welcome from the President of the YPSA, Ms Francisca Espinoza Trombert
1.05 p.m. to 1.15 p.m.: Welcome from the President of the OSA, Mr Filippo Lombardi
1.15 p.m. to 1.25 p.m.: Presentation of the OSA and the Youth Service with Ms Ariane Rustichelli, director of OSA
1.25 p.m. to 1.35 p.m.: Presentation of the YPSA by its President, Ms Francisca Espinoza Trombert
1.35 p.m. to 2.05 p.m.: Environmental protection & commitment to the planet, with Ms Leata Kollaart of WWF Youth
2.05 p.m. to 2.25 p.m.: Sustainable and respectful environmental consumption with Ms Lucrezia Teresa Biondi, Young Swiss Abroad, fashion designer, reusing old fabric to create new fashion
2.25 p.m. to 2.35 p.m.:           Break – bring along your mug for the coffee break!
2.35 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.: Workshop – discussion: What are you doing to protect the climate in your country? What can you do or what would you like to do?
3.30 p.m. to 4.15 p.m.:  Closing and discussion rooms per language with ‘icebreakers’ from the YPSA and a virtual aperitif.

Further information

Dates: Wednesday, 13 July 2022 from 1.00pm-3:30 p.m. (CET – Swiss Time)
with an optional apéro from 3:30-4:15 pm
Place: Online via Zoom
Language: English
Age group: 15–25 years
Price: Free of charge
Registration: Until Monday, 11 July 2022

Registration for the 2nd Congress of young Swiss Abroad

Personal details
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Your point of contact:

Marie Bloch

Marie Bloch

Head of Youth Department
+41 31 356 61 24