Green Advocacy Academy – Prof. Piotr Skubala
The second national meeting of the Green Advocacy Academy will take place on 28 February at 18:00. The project is co-funded by the European Union under Erasmus+. The meeting will be attended by 3 expert speakers representing the scientific and activist sides.
The first speaker will be Prof. Piotr Skubala, who will address the topic „Science & Activism for a sustainable food system – how does one complement the other?”!
Prof. Piotr Skubała – Professor of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Silesia, ecologist, acarologist, author of 170 scientific articles, environmental ethicist, environmental educator, conservation activist; climate activist. Leader of Climate Reality, „ethical expert” at the European Commission in Brussels (HORIZON 2020 program), organizer, and co-leader of meetings of the Ecological Thought Club.
Green Advocacy Academy is a pilot project co-funded by the European Union under the Erasmus+ program. The project is implemented in cooperation with our Finnish partner VISIO and is aimed at young people aged 14-24 from Poland and Finland.
The project will include 7 advocacy workshops for food system transition and agriculture and a trip to Brussels and meetings with decision-makers.
- raise and strengthen awareness among young people about the impact of the current food production system on climate, environment, and human rights;
- create a platform to build competence in advocacy and the importance of civic participation;
- involve young people in systemic activities;
- create a platform for the exchange of experiences, ideas, and innovations between young people from Poland and Finland in the field of climate initiatives and civic activism.
Photo: Dawid Chalimoniuk