Water and Climate Coalition

Key words:

Youth, water and climate education, capacity development, active engagement, global mobility, governance, resource mobilisation,


1. The youth movement of the Coalition is designed to be inclusive and non-discriminatory that welcomes all sectoral representations and advocacies. 2. It is designed to foster ownership and a sense of belonging while setting the water and climate as the main agenda. 3. The youth movement will be a unifying agent aligning all water and climate advocacies from different UN-led and independent youth organizations. 4. It will be a youth movement that will fill the gaps and propose solutions over the shared challenges the world is facing. We are responding, beyond reacting.


Name of Focal Point

Jan Kairel Guillermo

Email of Focal Point




Activity Outcomes

The youth movement will organize a global gathering that aims to revolutionize youth participation in the decision-making process through the following approaches: Capacity-Building, Skills-sharing, Youth Development Plan and Agenda.

Estimated Activity Milestones


Current Partners

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Desired Key Capabilities of New Partners

Outreach and communications, Capacity development, Other/s:
Youth engagement
Matthias Berninger, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Sustainability, Bayer

Matthias Berninger

Matthias Berninger (born 1971) is a former German politician and member of The Greens from 1993 until 2007.
From 2001 to 2005, Berninger served as Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection under minister Renate Künast in the second cabinet of Chancellor Gerhard Schröder. After leaving the government, he was his parliamentary group’s spokesperson on economic policy from 2005 until 2007.
Since 2019, Berninger has been serving as head of public and government affairs at Bayer.