Washington, D.C., June 1, 2020 - The Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) announces the opening of the application period to participate in the Young Americas Dialogue 2020, which will bring together representatives of youth networks and organizations in the Americas with high-level authorities of the Organization of the American States (OAS) and the YABT.
This process is aimed at young people who have been part of the consultation process through the different participation channels, such as on-site and/or virtual youth dialogues, as well as virtual consultations within the framework of the Young Americas Forum - the official platform for youth participation at the Summits of the Americas processes, the OAS General Assembly, and other high-level meetings throughout the continent. www.yabt.net/foro.
The Young Americas Dialogue will be held in a virtual format on July 1, 2020, at 10:00 am Washington, DC time, and within the framework of the Finals of the XV Talent and Innovation Competition of the Americas (TIC Americas 2020).
The Dialogue will address different topics that youth in the Americas have raised over an eight month period of consultations, contributing to the theme of the OAS General Assembly, and in the context of the public health emergency generated by COVID-19. The application process will identify 100 young people to participate in an open and inclusive dialogue, presenting the results of the process to the Secretary General of the Organization of American States, H.E. Luis Almagro, representatives of the Summits of the Americas Secretariat and the YABT.
Applications will be open from June 1 to 15, 2020, available at https://forms.gle/beLf5AfcYFBPycXh8.