Climate Justice – Caribbean Youth Environment Network (CYEN)

Climate Justice

Champions for Climate Justice Dinner

On June 14th, the National Coordinator of CYEN in Barbados, Ms. Shannon Weekes, attended a celebratory dinner in honour of feminist activists and allies in support of Climate Justice in Barbados. The event acknowledged the incredible contributions made by feminist leaders who have been at the forefront of the climate justice movement and other transformative […]

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Climate Change and 3Rs Presentations Report

The Ministry of Youth, Sports, and Community Empowerment, in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), recently coordinated a series of climate change workshops through the 2023 National Summer Camp Programme. During the period of August 22nd-25th 2023, the Caribbean Youth Environment Network (CYEN) in Barbados facilitated six (6) 1-hour sessions at the following

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Climate Change Antigua And Barbuda

In July 2023, The Caribbean Youth Environment Network, Antigua & Barbuda Chapter, participated at a summer camp hosted by The Ministry of Education, as well as the TechByte STEM Summer Boot Camp which focused on addressing Climate Change issues. During the student presentations that were held, persons were divided into four teams, and given four

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Climate Justice Awareness Month (08 October 2022 – 14 October 2022)

This event was a follow up to the Climate Justice Week activities held in June using the same funding. The event focused on social media engagement with youth via Instagram and Facebook, though 3 engaging Instagram giveaways. Informational posts about Climate Justice and the 6 Pillars of Climate Justice were made on both platforms in

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Climate Justice Awareness Week (05 June 2022 – 11 June 2022)

The first event since the chapter’s re-establishment. This event was funded by a grant obtained from CYEN’s Regional Headquarters. This event/ activity entailed two major segments: 1. Climate Talks: Pillars of Justice:This segment involved a 3-day virtual Climate Justice Conference entitled ‘Climate Talks: Pillars of Justice’. We discussed the 6 pillars of Climate Justice with

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A Scoping Mission To Drive Climate Action

The Ministry of Tourism Civil Aviation, Sustainable Development and Culture, in collaboration with the NDC Partnership Support Unit hosted A Scoping Mission that took place during the week of 13th – 17th March 2023. This event was held to assess needs and identify opportunities for collaboration, with multiple Partners, to drive climate action in alignment

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Spotlight on Caribbean Climate

The National Coordinator Deona Nero of the SVG Chapter was featured in the following: In Vol. 2/Iss. 2 of Spotlight on #CaribbeanClimate – Newsletter of the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre, peruse the feature articles: COP27 Outcomes – CARICOM Players wanted more from Climate Talks Hurricane Nicole – A symbol of climate injustice Renewable Energy

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“Walk Fuh Yuh Future” 5K Climate Justice Walk Recap

On January 15th, 2023 CYEN in Barbados hosted its Climate Justice 5K Walk-Run entitled “Walk Fuh Yuh Future.” The opening remarks were given by the National Coordinator, Ms. Shannon Weekes while the featured address was made by the Honorable Colin. E. Jordan- The Minister of Labour, Social Security and Third Sector. The event was attended by 100+

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“Walk Fuh Yuh Future” 5K Climate Justice Walk/Run Registration Video

The Caribbean Youth Environment Network in Barbados will be hosting a 5K Climate justice walk/run entitled “Walk Fuh Yuh Future” which is aimed towards increasing awareness of climate change and climate justice to Barbadian citizens and residents.  By participating in this walk, our efforts for promoting awareness and the issues surrounding climate change are closer to

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