Students age 14-17 yrs and teachers from about 100 countries will come to Finland in the end of May. The initiative comes from the ENO schoolnet, In the summit, students will share their experiences on climate change and ways to act. The importance of forests will also be in focus. A concrete outcome will be a commitment of schools to plant trees and tie three million tons of carbon dioxide by 2025. The summit will be organised in co-operation with the city of Helsinki, minister of environment, ministry of education and culture,ministry of agriculture and forest and ministry for foreign affairds. World Summit of Students for Climate is endorsed by the president of the republic of Finland, Mr Sauli Niinistö.
The international launch of WSSC took place today in the embassy of Finland in Delhi, India. The ambassador of Finland, Nina Vaskunlahti, student ambassador Paavani, CEO of ENO Mika Vanhanen and ENO India coordinator Rajiv Shrivastava were present.