Chair- Sarina (University of Ottawa)
Attendees were mostly from Ottawa, Canada with 3 youth skyping from New Brunswick, Waterloo- Ontario, and Panama.
1- THIRD INTERNATIONAL YOUTH SYMPOSIUM in Auroville, India:
Many new developments here- this could be a pre-event to the COP11 Youth events.
When? Late September- Early October, 2012
Who? 150 Youth- divided into 2 groups
How? Youth would submit proposals from their home country/ panel of judges will review proposals in accordance to specific guidelines.
Organizers will create a "survival guide" and supply list for students coming from outside India
2. DEVELOPING THE BIODIVERSITY BLOG
Youth will take on the responsibility to contact some of our partners to place their updates on our blog. We will focus on their international work first- then national, then local.
Here are the following organizations we will distribute between the youth:
Jane Goodall’s roots and shoots- Anastasia (Ottawa)/ Jessica (Ottawa)
POWER Halton- Bethany (Waterloo, Ontario)
The Otesha Project- Madeleine (Ontario)
Little Rays Reptile Zoo- Jessica (Ottawa)
International Forestry Students Association (Indonesia)- Gillian (Ottawa)
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo- Sarina (Ottawa)
Canadian Museum of Nature- Mike (Ottawa)
David Suzuki Foundation- Kirsten (British Columbia)
Teens for Planet Earth- Keegan (Ottawa)
USC Canada- Sarina (Ottawa)
Earth Rangers- Bethany (Waterloo, Ontario)
Tapir Preservation Fund- Eric (Panama)
Robert Bateman’s Get to Know your wild neighbours’- Gillian (Ottawa)
Ashoka’s youth venture- available
Its one humanity.org- available
Onemoregeneration.org – available
Youth for conservation in Kenya- Luke (Ottawa)
Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust- Mike (Ottawa)
Other- Stephen (Ottawa)
Other- Tim (Ottawa)