The Second Arab Environmental Youth Convention at the BA
The BA organizes the Second Arab Environmental Youth Convention from 25 to 28 October 2009. This offers youth a platform to present their different environmental projects in the fields of agriculture, water, climate change and sustainable development.
The first Convention was held in August 2007.This version aims at increasing environmental awareness, fostering the concept of preventative environmental management, encouraging the active participation of youth, exchanging ideas and opinions, promoting dialogue between Arab youth, and developing teamwork skills.
It is worth mentioning that the BA hosts the Youth and Environment Program: “Youth for Environmental Sustainability and Better Understanding” and “League of Young Masters”. The website www.yesbu.com has also been launched, including online lectures, educational activities, links to youth blogs, in addition to chat programs and building bridges between Arab youth.