AAOYA Activities 2021 -2022


The All-Atlantic Youth Ambassadors ate actively participating in conferences, workshops, and seminars. 

The list of AAOYA activities for the years 2021 and 2022  is provided below: 


Induction Training (February 2021): detailed News Article written by Julia (BR) and Othman (MR) here

Mini Seminars (February 2021 – ongoing):

To maintain the virtual team spirit, a series of mini-seminars have been organizing featuring guest speakers and/or the AAOYA themselves, on topics that may be of interest to the AAOYA. 

  • Uli Kunz on ocean literacy (February 2021).

  • Louise Delaigue on Cultural Intelligence (April 2021)

  •  Andrei Polejack, Sigi Gruber and Theresa Keith (AAOYA – US) on Science Diplomacy (July 2021)

 Moderator trainings (May 2021):

The Youth Ambassadors were invited to attend training sessions on moderation, in preparation for their involvement at the VECOP Day and AllAtlantic21 conference. The sessions were organized by KDM and held in May 2021 by Joanne Sweeney, Digital Training Institute Ireland.

 AAOYA monthly meetings (March 2021 – ongoing):

AAOYA meet once a month to discuss and coordinate their social media campaigns, involvement in events and activities, as well as the AANChOR Joint Pilot Actions. These meetings are self-driven by the AAOYA for the AAOYAs.


  • May 22: EU4Ocean - Ocean Literacy Festival. See the dedicated news item written by Eloise (BE) and Othman (MR) here

  • June 2-4: All-Atlantic2021 side event: self-organized side event by the AAOYA June 3-4: All-Atlantic2021 conference - session participation and panel discussions. See overview in news item written by Eloise and Othman here

  • June 1-2: V.ECOP day - 24h Livestream event, moderation by some AAOYA and participation in the different time-zone sessions.

  • June 1: UN Decade kick-off conference - participation of one AAOYA in High-Level roundtable with German Minister for Research and Education.



Follow the inspiring work of the All-Atlantic Youth Ambassadors via their social media:

  • All-Atlantic Ocean Youth Ambassador’s Twitter.

  • All-Atlantic Ocean Youth Ambassador’s Facebook. 

  • All-Atlantic Ocean Youth Ambassador’s Instagram

  • Social Media Hashtags: #AtlanticAll #AtlanticYouth