At COP25 in Madrid, for the first time, Chile had two young representatives in its negotiators delegation and, since then, has kept promoting this figure currently through the Young Negotiators International Course for United Nations’ climate change negotiatons.
Would you like to be part of the negotiations of the United Nations? Enroll in this online course of preparation for future Young Negotiators of their delegations. This a course for training in the thematics of climate change, international negotiation, the United Nations system, international agreements, and current negotiation topics, to learn the necessary to be a Young Negotiator in the international climate negotiations. The course allows you to get its final certificate of completion.
The course has 4 modules where you will learn about the history and key actors of these processes, what and how are the dynamics of multilateralism, about key agreements to strengthen the climate action inside the UNFCCC, and how to finally turn all this into local action.
Applications will be accepted from Tuesday, September 14 through September 21* and those selected will be notified on September 24, with the course beginning on September 27. The application requirements are: 1) be between 18 and 29 years old, and 2) be a national of one of the 33 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. Those selected will receive an e-mail, so stay tuned!
*the applications may be closed before that date if the 600 available places are sold out.
There is a special process for Chilean future Young Negotiators! Once the course is finished, Chilean youth that have completed it will be able to apply for a new process where 24 among them will be selected for the possibility of being the next official Young Negotiators
Those selected will enter the special Chilean Young Negotiators Course where they will be taught and trained by the national delegation to fulfill their preparation process. Among those that complete it successfully, 1 male and 1 female will be selected as the new official young representatives of Chilean delegation to negotiate at COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland.
This initiative is part of the contribution provided by the European Union, through its EUROCLIMA+ program to Chile in its role as President of the 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, to promote climate action, both in Chile and in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The EU is a key strategic partner in climate action and to connect the dots between the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals, in support of achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement. In that line, Chile agreed to work jointly with the EU in the preparation and organization of COP25.