Bioeconomy challenges in the Amazon region

An unique opportunity for young talents to boost your projects in the new climate economy!

UNLEASH and Youth Climate Leaders joined forces to hold a tailormade program with the main objective of mobilizing and empowering young people in the Amazon region to lead solutions that can tackle local bioeconomic challenges, promote justice and forest conservation.

Through the program, young people will gain innovative tools and skills while developing initiatives that can be presented to relevant stakeholders and can tackle climate change and biodiver sity challenges. 

CLIMATHON TEAM

ANDRESSA WENDT

Business Consultant

CASSIA MORAES

Founder & CEO YCL

CLARISSA CANOVA

Partnerships Manager YCL

CLARA QUEIROZ

Coordinator YCL

FERNANDA MATSUOKA

Co-founder YCL & Comms Specialist

LUCIANA BRANDÃO

Social Inovation Consultant

ORGANIZATIONS ENVOLVED:

UNLEASH

UNLEASH is a global initiative committed to bringing the world’s youth together to share ideas, build networks, and create innovative solutions to help reach the Sustainable Development Goals. Since 2017, UNLEASH has empowered 4,000 young people from 167 countries to take action for the SDGs through global Innovation Labs in Denmark (2017), Singapore (2018) and Shenzhen, China (2019) and a range of digital programs. This has re- sulted in the creation of over 600 tangible solutions to reach the SDGs with the support of UNLEASH’s 300+ partners. 120+ alumni and alumni teams have received investments. UNLEASH has been recognized as one of the world’s most influential sustainability brands (Onalytica).

YOUTH CLIMATE LEADERS (YCL)

Youth Climate Leaders (YCL) catalyzes climate action by providing youth with training, networks and concrete  opportunities to start their careers in the field of climate change. YCL offers  unique pathways to equip young people with the tools needed to engage in the new climate economy. This  includes immersive learning journeys, where participants develop an understanding of climate change in theory  and in practice through hands-on work with climate solutions. Combined with a global Network present in more  than 20 countries, and access to professional development opportunities.

We are a global youth leadership network catalyzing climate professionals. 

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