EYAs at Conference of Youth (COY12)

From 4th to 6th November 2016, Dar Si Hmad’s Environmental Youth Ambassadors (EYA) participated in the Conference of Youth (COY12) which took place in Marrakech, Morocco.

The Conference of Youth (COY) is a gathering of young people occurring every year before the Conference of Parties (COP). It brings together young passionate global citizens from around the world to address climate change and promote sustainable lifestyles. Under the aspiration of enhancing the exchange of experiences, knowledge and good practices in order to strengthen the international youth climate movement and implicate next generations in developing climate solutions and actions.

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Our Ambassadors had the opportunity to take part in this international event. They shared their environmental advocacy experiences with fellow participants, toke part in various workshop and conferences as well as actively networked with young people from different part of the world.

“It was nice to meet youth from different countries, talk about environmental issues in our respective nations, and try to find solutions each in our own way” confirmed Oumhani, Environmental Youth Ambassador at Dar Si Hmad and Engineering major at Ecole Nationale des Sciences Appliquées (ENSA) in Agadir.

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Stay tuned for our summary video about the EYA participation in COY12!

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