A Call for Youth to Attend the International Climate Negotiations

SustainUS is accepting applications to go to the United Nations climate negotiations in Doha, Qatar.

All youth 18-26 are eligible to apply to attend as a youth delegate  in Doha, Qatar from November 26 to December 7, 2012. Before the conference youth train other youth to be adept at understanding international climate policy, lobbying, communicating with press, producing media and fund-raising. At the conference youth delegates collaborate with other international youth to bring a youth perspective to the negotiating table.

Applicants are required to be between the ages of 18 and 26 as of December 2012 and to either (a) be a US citizen or (b) have studied or worked in the US for more than six months. All application materials must be received by 5:00 pm EST on Sunday, June 17, 2012.

To learn more about SustainUS and apply to attend the 18th Conference of Parties in Doha, visit http://sustainus.org/apply-cop18.

You may also direct questions to agents@sustainus.org.

By Luis Bravo

Luis Bravo is a Business Management student at Universidad Iberoamericana in Puebla, México. He was an exchange student at Leuphana Universität, doing a 3-months Internship at Cultura21 in the framework of the Leuphana Plus Program, and continues to collaborate with Cultura21.