TCI at The Conference of Youth 16 (COY16)
The Conference of Youth 16 (COY16) is the official youth convergence for the United Nations’ Conference of Parties 26 (COP26). The goal of COY16 is to bring together youth around the world to collaborate on and support each other in developing international climate change solutions and demonstrating the urgency of addressing climate change. In 2021, COY is in its 16th year and is dubbed as the largest and longest running youth event to date. COY also serves as a space for capacity building and policy training to prepare young people for their participation at and beyond COP. It is hailed as the most significant youth gathering to directly voice the official youth position immediately before the UN Climate Negotiations at COP26.
Each country in the world has developed a Statement of Youth that is the collection of diverse voices, highlighting priority areas and offering solutions to international challenges on climate change. You may view the USA Statement of Youth, created based on the opinions and ideas from the USA’s youth voices, here:
USA Statement of Youth
Be sure to register today for online workshops or short talks on various topics!
Let’s Unify for Change!