Giving young people the power to beat obesity

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Today, young people represent the largest part of the population globally. Increasingly around the world, we are seeing a desire for young people to get their voices heard. The recent youth strikes on climate change have shown the impact of engaged youth. But true and lasting effects to positively impact youth health, including overweight and obesity, will not only need to include young people’s input, perspective and suggestions: the initiative and leadership of young people themselves needs to be part of the answer!

Overweight and obesity is the result of complex system interactions and while we need to change this for you, we need to do it in collaboration with you. We need to move away from a focus on single-level interventions and move towards developing comprehensive policies. Healthy Voices will provide you with some tools and expertise about how to become actively involved in shaping your development and become an agent of change.

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Co-Create

RT @MargotNeveux: I’ve joined the #ActOnNCDs movement as a Voice of Change. We need more #accountability for governments to move from commi…

EU_COCREATE  |  08 Sep 2020

RT @BIPS_Bremen: The EU projects @EU_COCREATE, @STOPobesityEU and @PEN_EU1 met for a symposium where they discussed how to address childho…

EU_COCREATE  |  08 Sep 2020

RT @STOPobesityEU: Last week at ECO/ICO, with EU-projects @EU_COCREATE and @PEN_EU1 we hosted a joint symposium to discuss how the three p…

EU_COCREATE  |  08 Sep 2020

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Youth, our next generation of leaders, policymakers & workforce, represent the largest part of the population. Th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

STOPobesityEU  |  11 Sep 2020

Stakeholder engagement is a central component of STOP which was initiated with the organisation of a stakeholder di… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

STOPobesityEU  |  09 Sep 2020

Last week at ECO/ICO, with EU-projects @EU_COCREATE and @PEN_EU1 we hosted a joint symposium to discuss how the th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

STOPobesityEU  |  08 Sep 2020

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