Young Panamanians will participate in the climate change academy of the Ministry of the Environment
The Director of Climate Change, Ligia Castro, assures that young people will have the opportunity to strengthen their personal and professional lives.
Young Panamanians will receive training on climate change mitigation mechanisms, climate social action, among other topics, at the Academy on Climate Change, presented by the Ministry of the Environment ( MiAmbiente ).
Carol Simon, coordinator of this version of the academy, called Climate Change for Young Leaders 2021, indicated that 40 young people who come from different areas of the country will participate and were selected anonymously since 2020, the year in which, due to pandemic reasons , could not be performed.
This academy has been organized since 2018 by the Climate Change Directorate of MiAmbiente, in conjunction with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Foundation.
With the 2018 and 2019 versions, more than 50 young people who have been integrated into institutions that address these topics have been trained.
According to the director of this area, Ligia Castro, with this program, young people will have the opportunity to strengthen their personal and professional life, in the same way it highlights that with this study, they will be able to be part of the transformation of Panama, through the elaboration of proposals that allow achieving sustainable development.