The task of the GYG Oversight Committee (GYGOC) will be to hold the GYG Steering Committee accountable with the consideration of the Organisational Principles, overseeing and ensuring complaints are dealt with fairly, the running of GYG elections (as well as overseeing co-options), and amending of the Organisational Principles for documental clarity.
If you would like to make a complaint to the GYGOC, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
OC - Interim Chair
Former GYG Secretary (2017-2020), Alice Hubbard is originally from Manchester, UK. Alice is currently based in Brussels, Belgium, where she works as Strategy Manager for the Green European Foundation.
Previously, she was a Policy Leader Fellow at the European University Institute where she worked on a project to amplify young Global South voices in transnational networks responding to climate change and social justice.
Alice has been involved in the green movement for more than 10 years, with her involvement spanning local, national and international levels, including formal roles as: Convenor of Global Greens Climate Working Group; Project Coordinator for the Westminster Foundation Green Academy in Kenya; International Coordinator for the Green Party of England Wales; and GYG Congress Committee member, Liverpool (2017) and Icheon (2023).
Alice has particular interests in inequalities and inclusion in green movements, in interdependence and relationships with the Global South, and in organisational practices that promote learning and good governance.
OC member for the Americas
Abigail García National Youth President of the Ecological Movement of Venezuela. Abigail lives in Caracas, Venezuela. She is currently a student at the Central University of Venezuela in the school of administration and accounting and at the Santa María University in the school of international studies. She is an active member of the JVA.
Abigail has been involved in multiple student movements that promote environmentalism in Venezuela, working in multiple alliances to generate change in her country.
OC member for Asia-Pacific region
Jung Lin is a former member of the GYG steering committee (2020-2022) and a current member of the congress committee (2023). She came from Southern Taiwan and has been active in local movements of indigenous environmental rights, green campus and zero-waste in Taiwan during college time.She was also a co-founder of Taiwan Young Greens and started involving in green politics since 2018 and represent Taiwan in the Asia-Pacific Young Greens Network. Her professional background in Anthropology and Sociology allows her to see environmental issues and politics also with the perspectives of gender, race, social class and the world colonial history. Currently, she is based in Europe and works in areas of international climate action.
OC member for Africa
An active member of Kenya Young Greens, Brian Omenyi hails from Nairobi, Kenya and is the Regional representative for Africa in the OC. Brian is currently working with the Green Africa Foundation where he is a Programs Officer and Sustainable Energy Access Forum Kenya where he is the Coordinator. He has worked with youth-led organizations targeting University students pursuing Environment related courses in Kenya to build their capacity to implement green and climate change related projects.
Brian has been working closely with communities to promote access to green energy and in lobbying government to put in place conducive policies to realize this.
In his free time, Brian loves to socialize with friends and family, reading and closely follows the Premier League where his favorite team plays.