About Youth Speak UP

Youth Speak UP is seeking to involve 330 youth spread throughout Trinidad and Tobago.
It aims to promote the voices of youth on development issues that affect them and increase the participation of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in addressing irregular migration and forced displacement.
Application is open to anyone aged 16-29 resident in Trinidad and Tobago, irrespective of race, ethnicity, nationality, economic status, gender or sexual orientation.

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The Programme

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Knowledge & Information Session

Training in ICTs & Using Social Media

Leadership & Advocacy Training

Community Engagement Projects

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How to Apply

Potential participants must complete and submit the “Youth Speak UP” application.


The deadline for submitting completed applications is
March 15th 2021.

Applicants will be informed of the results of the selection procedure by March 26th 2021.

Contact Us

Lynette Joseph-Brown - Project Manager