Office Address

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

Phone Number

+1 202 370 4723

Email Address

Process 2022

The Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) provides ongoing youth consultations as a follow-up to the commitments and objectives adopted in the Declaration of Commitment and Action Plan presented at the VI Young Americas Forum. With the aim of actively involving thousands of young people from all over the hemisphere, in their capacity as social actors, contributing their opinions, recommendations, and initiatives to the implementation of the mandates and commitments of the Ninth Summit of the Americas.

The VI Edition of the The Young Americas Forum serves as a revitalized mechanism to strengthen work with youth and rethink aspects of democracy and multilateralism from the perspective of youth, including the creation of greater economic opportunities, decent jobs, and education. quality and inclusive digital transformation, among other issues that contribute to sustainable growth.

How can I participate?

Participation channels

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

They are virtual webinars, roundtables and sessions with experts on a variety of topics, created to facilitate the incorporation of research evidence 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

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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