Through the VI edition of the Forum, the youth of the Americas will have the opportunity to connect with their governments, representatives of the private sector and civil society, as well as multilateral agencies; consolidating an ecosystem for youth development, strengthening democratic governance and promoting the inter-American agenda.
The Young Americas Forum
The Young Americas Forum is the participation platform, for young people in the Americas to be actively involved, as social actor, in the Summits of the Americas, the OAS General Assemblies and other high-level meetings. The Forum is a permanent, open, and inclusive channel that allows young people to contribute define priorities and coordinate action in the continent.
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6 Triannual Editions within the framework of the Summits of the Americas
2022 United States 🇺🇸
2018 Peru 🇵🇪
2015 Panama 🇵🇦
2012 Colombia 🇨🇴
2009 Trinidad & Tobago 🇹🇹
2005 Argentina 🇦🇷
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Channels of Participation
You can participate in the process of the Young Americas Forum through the following channels, access more information by clicking on each of the boxes.
The Young Americas Forum
“I am very happy for this country that has given me the opportunities, not only to stand out as a teacher and as an entrepreneur, but also as a human being”. With these words, Orianna Zanotty, a young Venezuelan entrepreneur living in Peru, concluded her intervention with the results of her Workshop during the Youth Dialogue: Migration, Development and Integration, held in a hybrid format on June 16, at San Ignacio de Loyola University (USIL) in Lima, Peru.
YABT hosts panels on digital transformation and urban entrepreneurship during the Cities Summit of the Americas for Youth
The McNichols Building in Denver, United States, hosted the panels on digital transformation and urban entrepreneurship, organized by the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), as part of the Innovation Track of the Cities Summit of the Americas for Youth, which was organized by the Biennial of the Americas and the United States Department of State.
The Cities Summit of the Americas was the setting for the establishment of the agreement between the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) and the Inter-American Foundation (IAF) for three years of collaboration to support the youth of the Americas and the grassroots communities that work with young people in strengthening their leadership capacities and skills, entrepreneurship and interaction in the ecosystem.