Caribbean Climate Justice Leaders Academy

Deadline: 30 June 2023
Open to: young Caribbean activists and community leaders
Benefits: fully funded


Caribbean Climate Justice Leaders Academy is open for applications. This is a fully funded opportunity for young Caribbean activists and community leaders to learn about Climate Justice, engage with global policymakers, and promote climate action at UN’s COP28 .

The Island Innovation Caribbean Climate Justice Leaders Academy is now open and accepting applications for an interactive course, which will run from mid-July 2023 to January 2024!

Throughout the course, you will be able to acquire the right knowledge, cultivate a network of like-minded peers, and interact to accelerate action taking your vision and work to the next level. Moreover, the top 5 participants will be able to travel to the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) as part of a fully-funded on-site learning experience in Dubai, broadening the reach and impact of your conversations for a positive Caribbean future.

The program will start in mid-July 2023 and last until January 2024. However, training sessions will be conducted throughout 10 weeks from July until September. Participants will have 3 months to create their Execution Plan, from October until January.


This Program focuses on elevating the role of Caribbean Youth in Climate Action. Whether you’re already working on justice, mitigating the effects of climate change within your community, strengthening the resilience of indigenous communities, or committed to building a better future for your region, this program might be just for you!

Here are the eligibility criteria: