(PRESS RELEASE) – The Saint Lucia National Youth Council is pleased to inform young people in Saint Lucia and the wider Caribbean Region of the opening of applications for the Caribbean Youth Conference 2020.
The theme for the conference is “Harnessing the Power of Caribbean Youth Through Social Innovation.” Our theme and Conference comes at a critical juncture where the Caribbean needs to tap into the quantitative strength and qualitative skills and prowess’s of young people throughout the Caribbean to effectively create change. The 3rd Caribbean Youth Conference will touch a myriad of pressing Caribbean and global issues and seek to provide sustainable solutions and policy recommendations for the region.
In the 3rd Annual Caribbean Youth Conference, we will be introducing an Innovation Lab which is aimed at finding solutions to the complex and multidimensional Caribbean Issues. The Innovation Lab will focus solely on using the creative minds of young people in the region to identify unmet needs through under the guidelines of the Sustainable Development Goals.
In this year’s Conference, we will seek to engage more youth delegates across all cross sections in Saint Lucia and the Caribbean to be an active part of the:
– Developmental Building Sessions
– Straight Up Talks
– Community Outreach Day
Therefore, the Saint Lucia National Youth Council encourages young people to apply for the 3rd Annual Caribbean Youth Conference. Applications can be found via the online portals of the Saint Lucia National Youth Council from December 16th 2019 to February 2020. They can also apply via https://forms.gle/Gwzyt1eRPGNSWvF38 .
The Saint Lucia National Youth Council continues to remain committed to harnessing the talent, energy and creativity of Saint Lucian Youth and transforming these into a potent resource for individual, community and national transformation. The Caribbean Youth Conference continues to be a hub for this type of civic engagement and the holistic development of young people as we continue to build global citizens.