Youth Day 2022 Theme: Promoting sustainable livelihoods and resilience of young people for a better tomorrow.
The call to action will be for youth to forge resilience and pursue opportunities for a sustainable livelihood, today and in the future (South African Government).
Rudzani Silima, a South African National Antarctic Programme (SANAP) graduate, is one of the founding members of the Antarctic Youth Coalition. She is a custodian for South Africa’s gateway city to Antarctica (Cape Town) and “advocating for Antarctica’s future, by promoting sustainable communities and connected urban identities” (AYC).
The five gateway cities to Antarctica:
- Cape Town (South Africa)
- Hobart (Australia)
- Christchurch (New Zealand)
- Punta Arenas (Chile)
- Ushuaia (Argentina)
The Antarctic Youth Coalition is an initiative of the Project: Antarctic cities and the global commons: Rethinking the Gateways.
Anche Louw, Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, 16 June 2022.