Emmanuel Lopez from the CYEN chapter in Belize along with students from ANRI High School traveled to Twin Caye (North-west of Dangriga), to conduct mangrove restoration. They were able to plant approximately 100 mangrove propagules. The restoration effort was conducted to combat erosion along with assisting in the protection of the island from future […]
World Biodiversity Day is celebrated on May 22nd each year. This year to commemorate the day, members of the Barbados chapter took a moment to visit the Welchman Hall Gully and to appreciate the stunning biodiversity of the natural environment. Chapter members were joined by the President of the Belfield Youth Council, Caleb Brathwaite. It
During the week of May 16th – May 18th, the National Coordinator for the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Chapter of CYEN, Ms. Deona Nero, was in Barbados. On the 17th May, members of the Barbados Chapter and the Executive Coordinator, Mr. Reginald Burke, met up with Deona and held a small social at the
The theme of this year’s International Day for Biological Diversity is “From Agreement to Action: Build Back Biodiversity”. Thus, CYEN, Guyana Chapter celebrated by releasing facts about lesser known/observed species in Guyana.
To commemorate International Day of Forests, CYEN, Guyana Chapter addressed the need for healthy forests in Guyana, by having members such as Suphane Dash-Alleyne, Yasmin Fazil, Hilary Somerset, Nikita Bagot and Cassie Carryl speak on its importance.
A small group of CYEN members met with members of the National Youth Council and Sir Arthur Lewis Community College Environmental Club, to decorate candles in Serenity Park, Castries, to promote an Earth Hour campaign in a public space, and also to take photos for a promotional flyer. The intention was to promote a “Lights
The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI), extended an invitation to CYEN, to attend a national capacity building workshop on “Strengthening Civil Society’s Access to Climate Finance”. The 3-day workshop was an excellent opportunity to enhance the knowledge and capacity of CYEN members, to understand how to access climate finance and better enable climate action. CYEN
The National Youth Council (NYC) promotes youth development on a national level and met with CYEN to discuss potential partnerships and share ideas on working together in youth development for the country.
The Department of Sustainable Development invited CYEN to participate in a National Coastal Clean Up Plan- Validation Consultation, under an initiative to implement activities outlined in Saint Lucia’s Marine Litter Management Action Plan (ML-MAP), which focuses on the design and execution of clean up campaigns, to not only remove waste from the environment, but also
CYEN Executive Committee met with Mr Giles Romulus and Ms. Stephanie Peter of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) for introductions and to discuss potential partnerships between the agencies. A potential upcoming project was discussed.