The focus of the conference will lie on the establishment of the Global Youth Biodiversity
Network (GYBN) and the preparation of youth participation at 11th Conference of the Parties (COP
11) to the United Nation’s Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in October 2012.
The goals of the conference are to determine e.g. the structure, mandate and coordination etc.
of GYBN and to develop plans and political targets for meaningful youth participation at COP11. The
GYBN is an international network that intends to provide a global platform for exchange between
youth organizations and individuals active on Biodiversity and also aims to coordinate youth
participation in the negotiations under the Convention on Biological Diversity.
Deadline for application:
10th of May 2012
Please apply at: