Open nomination for the V Young Americas forum


Washington D.C., February 1, 2018 - Do you have experience and interest in youth issues, entrepreneurship, citizen participation, and leadership activities? Then this is your opportunity.

The Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Government of Peru invite you to participate in the selection process to attend to the V Young Americas Forum.It will take place on April 11 and 12, 2018 in Lima, Peru, as an official activity of the VIII Summit of the Americas.

The candidates selected to participate in the V Young Americas Forum will be part of thematic roundtables, plenary sessions and spaces to interact with young leaders, entrepreneurs, experts and representatives from different sectors of the Americas. The round tables will discuss the topics and initiatives consolidated in the preparatory process, made up of onsite and virtual consultations in the Hemisphere. The Declaration of Youth will be presented to the leaders of the Americas at the VIII Summit of the Americas; which will take place on April 13 and 14, 2018 in Lima, Peru.

How to participate?. Should be between 18 and 34 years old, be a citizen of a Member State of the OAS and have participated in at least one of the modalities of consultations. If you are interested in applying, click on the following links:

If you have not yet participated in one of the consultation modalities, we invite you to participate in the onsite and virtual consultations or create your own consultation. For more information please go to

The selected delegates will be notified via email to participate in the V Young Americas Forum.

Participate; we want to hear your proposals!

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