April 2023 – Caribbean Youth Environment Network (CYEN)

April 2023

Youth for Climate Resilience and the Environment Symposium (October)

The Youth for Climate Resilience and the Environment Symposium (YCRES) was conceptualized by the group in 2018 as a national youth consultative process leading up to the Twenty-Fourth United Nations Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP24). This annual session seeks to edify youth on state climate and environment policies and international diplomacy context while exploring […]

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International Coastal Clean-up (September/October)

The Summer Essay Writing (SEW) Competition seeks to increase the education and awareness of, as well as to promote youth involvement in, issues related to the environment and sustainable development. This initiative gives young persons an opportunity to showcase their creative writing skills and passion for saving our planet, and how they can show leadership

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Summer Essay Writing Contest (July/August)

The Summer Essay Writing (SEW) Competition seeks to increase the education and awareness of, as well as to promote youth involvement in, issues related to the environment and sustainable development. This initiative gives young persons an opportunity to showcase their creative writing skills and passion for saving our planet, and how they can show leadership

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Earth Hour Environmental Fair and Lights Out Concert (March)

The Earth Hour event is an annual worldwide environmental drive that began in Sydney Australia in 2007. Since then, the event has grown over the years to engage more than 162 countries and territories worldwide, including Grenada. CYEN Grenada has been the official organizer for Earth Hour since 2012 and we have capitalized on this

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Partnership for Sustainable Land Management (PISLM) 5th High-Level Forum (23 March 2023)

The forum was held at The Brix Autograph Collection, Trinidad and Tobago from Monday 20th – Friday 24th March 2023. Straightening climate resilience in CSIDS, promoting food security in the region, Advancement of the SDG Agenda 2030. Two CYEN representatives attended the opening ceremony of the High-Level Forum on Wednesday 23rd March 2023 and remained

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UN Water Conference 2023 (22- 24 March 2023)

The Conference held Wednesday 22nd March – Friday 24th March in New York City adopted the Water Action Agenda as a main outcome representing voluntary commitments of countries and stakeholders to meet the global water-related goals and targets.CYEN representative, Akil Crichlow from Trinidad and Tobago, attended the UN Water Conference through funding from a scholarship

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Caribbean Regional Water Loss Conference 2023 (21-23 March 2023)

This regional conference, Water Loss 2023, was the first of its kind. It was hosted by the International Water Association (IWA), the Caribbean and Wastewater Association (CWWA), the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) and the Ministry of Public Utilities (MPU) at Hilton, Trinidad and Tobago from Tuesday 21st March – Thursday 23rd March 2023.The highly

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National Consultation Workshops to validate developed NDC Indicators and Accompanying Process Documents.  (7 March 2023)

This workshop was hosted by the Environmental Management Authority (EMA) on Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th March to present and validate the proposed progress indicators developed through a two-pronged approach which utilised key stakeholder feedback obtained from the consultation workshop convened in October 2022 and expert knowledge on international reporting obligations under the Paris Agreement,

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BES-NET TT Workshop Pollinator Identification (3 February 2023)

This workshop was hosted by the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Network Trinidad & Tobago (BES-Net TT) on Friday, 3rd Feburary 2023. It aimed to equip persons with relevant knowledge and skills in key aspects of insect pollinator sampling that will build local capacity for identification and conservation of pollinator species in Trinidad and Tobago. Two

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