My name is Ralien Bekkers, 20 years old and living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. I am a student at the University of Amsterdam, my study programma is called Future Planet Studies. Besides studying I volunteer a lot. I have been elected as the Dutch Youth Representative on Sustainable Development to the United Nations. Therefore I speak with many youngsters from all over the country and also with government and business. I will attend the UN Conferences on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) and Climate Change (UNFCCC - COP).