WHAT IS CONCAUSA?

CONCAUSA is an initiative that aims to empower, connect and mobilize adolescents in Latin America and the Caribbean around a network that contributes to sustainable development. Generation CONCAUSA faces the challenge of implementing the 2030 Agenda through a social model that focuses on youth-led inclusive and equitable development, as a generation bringing about sustainable social change.

Due to COVID-19, this year, the selected teams will participate of a regional 4-day gathering, through an innovative online format, that will combine digital and analogue challenges to strengthen and promote skills to apply to their community projects. The summit culminates in the presentation of their projects in an Ideas Exchange in front of their peers and representatives of America Solidaria and the United Nations, including ECLAC and UNICEF.

GOALS

CONCAUSA aims to empower, connect and mobilize adolescents accross the continent to build a network that contributes to a sustainable development and overcoming child poverty. The CONCAUSA Generation is being challenged to put the 2030 Agenda into practice through a social model that focuses on inclusive and equitable development with a high level of youth engagement, as a generation of sustainable social change.

1. Bringing young people closer to the Sustainable Development Goals and empowering them as key players in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.

2. Strengthen project management skills among young people, both for the development of innovative and collaborative solutions, and to mobilize the future leaders of the continent.

3. Empower adolescents enabling them to disseminate and multiply models of sustainable social change in their communities.

4. To create an adolescent network of transformation agents who are aware of their rights and who promote them in their environments.

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