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Josh Weise, a United States youth and Project Director of the “Adopt a Negotiator” project, explains how the project brings youth from many different countries to the negotiations to follow and put pressure on their national delegations as well as report to people back home about the progress. He says the project grew out of a need for youth to have their voices heard about an issue that will affect them more than their country delegates and is close to their hearts.

Interviewed by Danielle Thompson on December 2, 2011, COP 17, Durban, South Africa