Inspiring Youth to Take Action toward Climate Change A Conversation with activist Marie-Claire Graf (Switzerland) and activists Lama Ghanayim and Michael Backlund (Israel)
March 10, 2021
A discussion on how today’s youth can make a difference in tackling one of humanity’s greatest threats, climate change. Our panel of young activists will offer inspiring and original insights on their daily struggles and initiatives.
Let’s raise youth voices on the climate crisis and increase youth participation to address climate change.
In the presence of: H.E. Mr. Jean-Daniel Ruch, Ambassador of Switzerland in Israel Mr. Gidon Bromberg EcoPeace Middle East Co-founder and Israeli Director
We walk, and our ideas wonder. It is as if the body’s machine in motion produces mental fumes that caress rocks, clouds, roots and earth. A fresh wind releases us of dead ends and worries weighing on our minds. “Do not believe any idea that was not born in the open air and of free […]
If you ask the Ambassador of Switzerland in Israel, Jean Daniel Ruch, it is actually an opportunity. An opportunity to look for local, fresh ingredients, instead of those imported from far away. An opportunity to cook dishes that really belong to our environment. This is why, to celebrate the month of the Francophonie, Ambassador Ruch […]
Under the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, Swiss philosopher and environmentalist Dr. Augustin Fragnière examines what we can learn from the Corona-Crisis for tackling the far more dangerous climate emergency. Can the very immediate perils of Covid-19 teach us how to adapt to the abstract yet enormous threat of climate change? Or is the pandemic […]
On October 1st 2020, the Embassy of Switzerland in Israel together with Life & Environment hosted the Webinar: “How can cities achieve sustainable urban development? A talk between Israel and Switzerland”. The Webinar explored approaches and initiatives undertaken by Swiss cities towards mitigating the effects of the impending climate crisis and the myriad of challenges […]
Please find Ambassador Jean-Daniel Ruch’s greetings for the Swiss National Day 2020. Things are still different and very challenging these days. We invite you all to take this fact as an opportunity to reach out together toward a healthier planet and like this toward a healthier future for all of us.