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Youth Conference on Community Based Adaptation (CBA)

Posted by cynes.africa on February 6, 2015 at 1:05 AM

Are you an energetic, tech savvy, enthusiastic, driven young person bubbling with ideas and engaged in community based adaptation to climate change? If yes, then here is an opportunity for you to participate at the 2015 Youth Conference on Community Based Adaptation (CBA) to Climate Change. Come join other young people to share experiences, strategize, learn and interact with experts and practitioners in this area.

When: 27-29th April 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya

Application Deadline: 5th March 2015 at 2359GMT

About the Youth Conference

The youth conference will run parallel to the 9th International Conference on Community Based Adaptation (CBA9) which will be held from 24th-30th April 2015 in Nairobi.

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The main objective is to build and enhance the knowledge of young people on community based adaptation practices and policies.

Conference structure

3-day Unconventional conference proceedings. This shall be divided into:

a. Plenary Sessions

b. Break-out Sessions

c. Poster Sessions

d. Marketplace cafe

e. Documentaries & Video clips

f. Climate justice concert

Outcomes

1. A youth declaration

2. A Policy brief

3. A youth toolkit on CBA 9

4. An online knowledge sharing platform

5. Documentaries and video clips

Who can apply?

Youth aged between 18-35 years from all parts of the world working on community based adaptation issues can apply

We are targeting 150 participants -100 drawn from Kenya and 50 international youth participants.

To apply please clik here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1df8LmxlnNkmUAChWPf78FyZmnghoPvIg7TJkKlAH_ow/viewform?c=0&w=1" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Youth CBA9

For any inquiries concerning this please send an email to [email protected]

Goodluck!

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