Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos

October 3 and 4 | Lima, Peru

Welcome to the I Young Americas Meeting.


The two-day program in hybrid format, to be held on October 3 and 4 in Lima, Peru, is part of the official activities of the 52nd OAS General Assembly “Together against inequality and discrimination”, providing the follow-up and support for youth actions since the adoption of the Declaration of Commitment and Action Plan of the VI Young Americas Forum.


Young Americas Forum

Youth Dialogue and Working Groups
The IX Summit of the Americas and the VI Young Americas Forum lead to the insertion of a new youth perspective and action in the development of government policy, especially the central theme of the 52nd OAS General Assembly. The results of this Dialogue will be presented to the Member States during the Dialogue with Civil Society and Social Actors of the 52nd Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS).
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TIC Americas

Youth Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Action
The TIC Americas exhibition is a meeting point and a visible space between entrepreneurship, innovation, and youth action, aimed at showing concrete solutions focused on eradicating social inequality and designing an equitable, just, and prosperous future based on the result of the work with youth to define and implement the mandates from the OAS Member States.
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Policy Labs

Plenaries and Networking
The plenaries and open conversations will take a diverse and interactive approach by bringing together international leaders and strategic partners, in order to address issues for sustainable and inclusive economic growth, and to equip youth with tools and resources to help them maximize their innovative solutions to strategically respond to the commitments and post actions of the 52nd General Assembly and the IX Summit of the Americas.
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About YABT

Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) is an international non-profit organization that works in cooperation with the Organization of American States (OAS) to promote the social and economic development of young people around the world. While building entrepreneurship and creating opportunities for future business leaders, the YABT community advances global goals and strengthens youth-led initiatives for sustainable development.

Business skills and Training

Emphasizing practical experience to generate an entrepreneurial spirit and foster innovation in young people, while motivating and leading them through a “real life” business experience.


Connecting young entrepreneurs and national organizations in a vibrant community of global actors supporting youth development, the citizen participation and the learning and exchanges opportunities, to form a new generation of responsible business leaders.


YABT Competitions operate as business accelerator platforms in which young entrepreneurs develop their business ideas and startups. These hemispheric programs connect private sector, investors and governments seeking to support business proposals with scalable innovations in different sectors.

Resources and Alliances

Working through international and national alliances that provide technical and financial support to young entrepreneurs programs and initiatives.


Become a partner

YABT works with companies from different sectors, multilateral organizations, Member States and Permanent Observers to the OAS, creating deep and scalable relationships to invest in programs and initiatives that support the talent and capacity of young people, preparing them for the future of work and business.

Email: info@yabt.net