About the Forum
The Latin America and Caribbean Youth Environment Forum (LACYEF) will be held on the 16th & 21st of October 2023. This event will bring together youth advocates, policy-makers, and stakeholders from across Latin America and Caribbean countries.
Supported by the LAC Regional Offices of the UN Environment Programme UNEP, United Nations Development Programme UNDP, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization FAO, and World Bank, the LACYEF2023 aims to provide latin american youth with propper capacity building, the adequate tools, and context about environmental, intergovernmental, multilateral processes
Its main objective is to make youth voices heard, provide inputs to help contribute to the development, and help solve problems of the LAC region to drive collective and sustainable actions to tackle the triple planetary crisis. All of this in line to nurturing the global mobilization of youth to later relevant environmental processes on the road to UNEA6.
The forum will be held before the Forum of Ministers of LAC Region, to ensure that the draft outcomes are shared with Environment Ministers and their representatives, in order to include in their declarations towards UNEA6 and other intersessional processes.