Calling on young environmentalists to join the RCEN at its June Assembly in Edmonton

Initiative: 
Youth participants (10)
Application Deadline: 
25 May 2009
Background: 
Expenses & Honoraria: 

Selected delegates will have their registration fees — $150 value — and transportation covered by the RCEN. This includes all meals during the conference.

Please note that accommodation is not included (we can help you find a place to stay though).

Selection Criteria: 

Candidates must be:

  • Between 18 and 30 years of age (preference will be given to youth under 25);
  • A Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada;
  • Involved or interested in environmental issues in Canada, such as climate change, species protection, sustainable agriculture, water, etc.;
  • Prepared to attend a conference call before and after the AGA (1 hour each);
  • Prepared to participate in all AGA activities (see the Agenda); and
  • Willing to be partnered with senior RCEN caucus members during the AGA.
Application Instructions: 

If you are interested in participating, please email Monique Lefebvre, Youth Caucus Coordinator, at [email protected] with the following information:

  1. Name:
  2. Address:
  3. Contact information (email and phone #):
  4. Age:
  5. Areas of Interest (please choose 1-3 subjects such as agriculture, climate change, forests, etc):
  6. Involvement in environmental issues (5 sentences max.):
  7. What do you hope to gain from this experience? (5 sentences max.):