Office Address

YABT office
1889 F Street NW, Washington, D.C.,USA

Phone Number

+1 202 370 4723

Email Address

Through the VI edition of the Forum, the youth of the Americas will have the opportunity to connect with their governments, representatives of the private sector and civil society, as well as multilateral agencies; consolidating an ecosystem for youth development, strengthening democratic governance and promoting the inter-American agenda.

6 Triannual Editions within the framework
of the Summits of the Americas

5 Triannual Editions within the framework of the Summits of the Americas


Young people involved since 2005


Years promoting youth participation


Young people who have participated in virtual consultations

2022 United States
2018 Peru              
2015 Panama        
2012 Colombia       
2009 Trinidad & Tobago
2005  Argentina       

How can I participate?

Channels of Participation

If you want to participate in the process of the next VI Forum and you would like your actions to be part of a more just, inclusive and egalitarian region, you have 4 ways to participate.

Youth Dialogues

National, hemispheric and thematic: on-site, hybrid or virtual. Activities co-organized with several youth networks, provide an opportunity for young people to get involved and express their priorities, actions and recommendations to the leaders of the region.
Guide to organize dialogues.

Virtual Tools

A virtual consultation, a virtual community and #YouthInTheSummit online campaigns are some of the tools that will allow us to continue involving the youth of the Americas in the process leading up to the VI Forum.
Virtual consultation

Policy Lab

The Policy Labs are virtual presentations, roundtables, dialogues, and events created to facilitate research evidence uptake into policy and practice, with a special focus on youth.

Entrepreneurship in Action

Through the Talent and Innovation Competitions of the Americas program (TIC Americas), entrepreneurial youth in the continent will be able to access support resources for the consolidation of initiatives that respond to the 5 C's of Youth Development.
Meet entrepreneurs

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The Forum is possible thanks to the collaboration of

The Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), is a nonprofit international organization that works in cooperation with the Organization of American States (OAS), to promote social and economic development of young people around the world.


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