Every day, new Youth Associations become relevant in our country, with innovative proposals, join the challenge of accelerating our development in a comprehensive way.
The creation of new spaces to promote youth participation, has involved various organizations that provide them with the necessary tools with which they can be integrated efficiently to the different productive activities.
Annually, in Guatemala, is celebrated the International Forum of Entrepreneurs FIEof Youth Entrepreneurs, in which hundreds of young Latin Americans have the opportunity to interact and gain valuable knowledge and develop their entrepreneurial spirit .
The International Forum of Entrepreneurs FIE ofYouth Entrepreneurs is an important point of convergence, where young Latin Americans have the opportunity to learn and exchange experiences and maximize profits in their communities.
There are 3 editions around Latin America: in Argentina, Mexico and Guatemala. This year, in Guatemala, will be held from December 7 to December 12 in the Irtra of Retalhuleu; the Forum seeks to awake the entrepreneurial spirit in young participants between 16 and 23 years of age.
Around the FIE, more than 60 activities are performed, including: lectures by entrepreneurs, successful people who tell their stories of how they achieved the position in which they are now; academic workshops; business simulations, including a simulator of the stock market. Every year different themes are made for young people get interested in participating, this year will be held under the theme: "Challenge your limits".
As a society, we must promote the ideal platform to increase daily participation of youth. Encourage a positive attitude, entrepreneurial spirit, principles and values; it is essential to generate the necessary changes that will make of Guatemala a better country.
We must harness the creativity and innovation of young people, promoting the opening of new spaces and favoring the necessary conditionsfor its entry into new sectors and businessfields.