The British Columbia Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC) is excited to announce the opening of applications for youth delegates to United Nations Climate Change Conference SB-52. Building off the success of 2019’s SB-50 delegation and the COP-25 delegation, BCCIC is looking to continue empowering youth voices in the international climate negotiation space.

This year’s intersessional negotiation conference will take place in the World Conference Centre Bonn (WCCB) and the UN-Campus in Bonn, Germany, from June 1-11, 2020.

Please see the below application guide on details of the delegation and how to apply. Deadline to apply: 15 March 2020 11:59pm PST.

We know the guide is long, but it is important for you to review it thoroughly to understand the commitment and expectations, funding opportunities, and application requirements. If you have any questions, please contact Climate Multilateral Affairs team at climate+sbinquiry@bccic.ca.

THE YOUTH DELEGATE IS EXPECTED TO:

✓ Be available for the full duration of the meeting, or be available and have a preference for one of the periods suggested.

✓ Fully or partially fund their own travel and accommodation expenses.

✓ Actively participate in the delegation’s preparations.

✓ Follow BCCIC guidelines and complete all assignments (policy paper, negotiation brief, blog posts).

✓ Actively engage with the different participants and stakeholders at the conference (Country Representatives, other civil society organizations, YOUNGO/ENGO members etc.).

Download Application Guide: Application Guide_SB-52_PDF

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