An interview with Leah Fouchong from Trinidad and Tobago

ECO @ COP

Fighting climate change and other environmental issues can often be a lonely battle. But the Conference of Youth (COY) gives young activists the opportunity to meet with like-minded youths and organisations. It is also a fantastic opportunity to hear about goings-on in the various countries right now.

On the first day of COY, I met Leah Fouchong from Trinidad and Tobago, who is a Geography teacher and a representative of the Caribbean Youth Environmental Network (CYEN). I spoke to her to understand a little about her organisation and the problems her country is facing.

What is your organisation working on at the moment?
We are currently working on the Caribbean Congress, which is a 5-day workshop on climate change called “Water, Climate Change and You(th)” to discuss the post-2015 agenda. The Congress will be held from 15th to 20th December in Trinidad and Tobago.

How has climate change affected your…

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