Haiti - Environment : 200 young Haitian leaders face climate change
Haiti, by virtue of its geographical position, is the third most vulnerable to climate change in the Latin America and the Caribbean region. Aware of the damage caused by this phenomenon in previous years and faced of this high vulnerability of Haiti, it is crucial to mobilize and sensitize young Haitians to better understand this phenomenon, so that they share their point of view, propose adaptation solutions and undertake concrete initiatives that will have significant impacts in the short, medium and long term in the country.
The objective of COY 13 in Haiti is to strengthen the commitment of young people and their capacities around climate change in order to maximize the efforts made to reduce its consequences in Haiti.
On the agenda of these 3 days, lectures and debates will focus on the following themes :
A second phase will be devoted to youth projects related to the green economy and / or social entrepreneurship
The expected results at this Youth Conference are :
This local COY in Haiti is organized in partnership with the Civil Society Platform on Climate Change (PSC-CC), the SGP-UNDP program, the forum Act alliance, the Campus Henry Christophe of Limonade, Youth Advisory Council, Merit Haiti, Haiti: Hands ON, and the Entrepreneurial Youth Action Club.
Download the study on the estimation of costs of climate change impacts in Haiti : http://www.haitilibre.com/docs/UNDP-HT-ProEnv-EtuEconoCC.pdf
Download the COP21 agreement : http://www.haitilibre.com/docs/l09f.pdf
Download the Haiti proposal : http://www.haitilibre.com/docs/CPDN_Republique-d-Haiti.pdf
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