Between October 11 and 15, 30 young people and 10 tutors, from nine states in the country, participated in the second version of the National Concausa Camp Mexico.
The event, held in the capital, was organized by América Solidaria, UNICEF, the Caserta Foundation, the Mexican Youth Institute (IMJUVE) of the Federal Government and the Mexico City Youth Institute, which hosted the adolescents in its facilities.
During the event, the young people were able to share their projects, with which they seek to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations, and exchanged ideas that will help them promote these initiatives in their communities.
Additionally, they participated in various activities and talks, including a meeting with the band Vazquez Sounds and the Concausa Mexico 2019 conference, held at the headquarters of the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Government and attended by various local authorities.
Days before, between 5 and 7 October, young people from nine Uruguayan departments gathered in the town of Parador Tajes, to participate in the new edition of the National Concausa Camp Uruguay- organized too by UNICEF, Fundación Caserta and América Solidaria.
This year, the meeting brought together 48 adolescents between the ages of 14 and 17, who presented a total of 16 initiatives aligned with the SDGs and the global alliance Generation Without Limits of the United Nationswhich seeks to promote the education, professional training and employability of the world's youth.
On this occasion, this program awarded three of the projects presented during Concausa Uruguay 2019, a recognition that includes mentoring and guidance by Socialab and the contribution of US$1000 in seed capital (non-refundable start-up fund), to strengthen the impact and sustainability of the initiatives during 6 months.
In addition, the gathering also included several training workshops, a talent night and the Concausa Festival, where participants presented their proposals.