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  • Young Environmentalist Awards 2019 Exhibition at DLR Lexicon
      2019 will mark twenty years of ECO-UNESCO's Young Environmentalist Awards and to celebrate, we’re looking back at the projects that have contributed towards making…
  • Volunteer for our Youth For Sustainable Development Programme
    Interested in sustainability and working with young people?   ECO-UNESCO are seeking volunteers for our after school ‘Youth for Sustainable Development Programme’ in the following…
  • FREE Environmental Workshops Open For Booking!
      BOOK A WORKSHOP FOR YOUR SCHOOL NOW!   ECO-UNESCO’s ‘Learning2Change Our World’ Programme aims to support Education for Sustainable Development in post primary schools.We work with…
  • Youth For Sustainability Leadership Programme Report
    ECO-UNESCO’s Youth for Sustainable Development (YSD) Programme engages young people in a fun, interactive way in learning about environmental, sustainability and global issues. The programmeis run…
  • ECO-UNESCO E-Magazine: July 2018
      Check out the July issue of our monthly E-Magazine.   Want to get it straight to your inbox? Sign up here.
  • Share your YEA Story
      Have you taken part in the Young Environmentalist Awards?   2019 marks the 20th anniversary of our YEA awards programme, and we'd like to…
  • NEW OPPORTUNITY: Office Manager
      Are you energetic, enthusiastic and motivated? Are you passionate about the environment and working with young people? If the answers are yes then maybe…
  • ECO-UNESCO's National Director Takes Part in Panel Discussion as Part of Project Ireland 2040 
       On June 20th, ECO-UNESCO's National Director Elaine Nevin took part in a panel discussion on  'Empowering Communities for Climate Action' as part of Project Ireland 2040.The…
  • ECO-UNESCO to Attend High Level Political Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals
    The UN High Level Political Forum (HLPF) 2018 will bring countries from all over the world together to review progress on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.…
  • ECO-UNESCO Take Part in the First Dialogue on Climate Action
    ECO-UNESCO were delighted to take part in the first #climatedialogueIRL on Saturday, June 23rd.This gathering, which was opened by Minister Denis Naughten, took place in the Radisson…
  • ECO-UNESCO's Teen Camp 2018
    Our annual teen camp took place from June 18th-22nd. The young people who took part had the opportunity to visit  places such as Bull Island,…
  • Young People from Our YSD Programme Win National and International EU Funded Design Awards
    There were scenes of celebration in Ballymun’s Rediscovery Centre yesterday as it was announced that participants from ECO-UNESCO’s Youth for Sustainable Development Programme had won…
  • ECO-UNESCO's Primary Teacher Training Course: 2-6 July 2018
    ECO-UNESCO’s EPV-Accredited Training Junior ECO-Watchers Primary Teacher Training  2 - 6 July 2018 | 5th & 6th Class Primary Geography Curriculum When:  2nd − 6th July, 10:00am…
  • Youth Summit 2017-2018, Final Celebration Day
    The final event of ECO-UNESCO's 'Youth for the Future' Summit 2017-2018 took place on Monday, May 28th at the Carmelite Centre on Aungier Street, bringing together…
  • NEW OPPORTUNITY: Design Internship
    Are you a creative person that also happens to be passionate about conserving the environment?   ECO-UNESCO are currently seeking a design intern to work…
  • NEW OPPORTUNITY: YEA Programme Coordinator
    ECO-UNESCO seeks to employ a Programme Coordinator (f/t) to oversee the running of our Young Environmentalist Awards programme.    The Role: This is a position of responsibility within ECO-UNESCO.  As…
  • YEA 2018 Winners
      Congratulations to everybody who took part in this years Young Environmentalist Awards. See all of the images from the day here.This year’s YEA programme was…
  • Learning2Change Our World
    Learning2Change Our World (L2C) promotes Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in secondary schools across Ireland. Here's how we can bring ESD to your school: Workshops:…
  • ECO-UNESCO Blog
    • Young Environmentalist Awards 2019 Exhibition at DLR Lexicon
        2019 will mark twenty years of ECO-UNESCO's Young Environmentalist Awards and to celebrate, we’re looking back at the projects that have contributed towards making the awards so unique.   From September 10th-31st 2018, DLR Lexicon will be hosting our Young Environmentalist Awards 2019 Exhibition.  During this time, members of the public will be able to see a huge range of previous YEA entries, so if you’re looking for inspiration for #YEA2019 - make sure to pay a visit!   We’ll also be running a number of environmental workshops and celebrating Culture Night on September 21st. To keep up to…
    • Volunteer for our Youth For Sustainable Development Programme
      Interested in sustainability and working with young people?   ECO-UNESCO are seeking volunteers for our after school ‘Youth for Sustainable Development Programme’ in the following locations: Bray Carlow Drogheda Dublin Kildare Navan Westport   The Youth for Sustainable Development programme (YSD) is aimed at 15-18 year olds and consists of an initial structured 12 week workshop series where participants can explore: Sustainable development Global issues The environment How they can take action for change   We’re looking for volunteers to assist in running the programme that are: Passionate about the environment Interested in working with young people Ages 18+  …
    • FREE Environmental Workshops Open For Booking!
        BOOK A WORKSHOP FOR YOUR SCHOOL NOW!   ECO-UNESCO’s ‘Learning2Change Our World’ Programme aims to support Education for Sustainable Development in post primary schools.We work with students, teachers and principals in participating schools to explore issues regarding sustainability and development and how these areas affect our local and global communities.   Motivate your students to get excited about global issues, assume leadership and take action in their school and local community.   All our workshops are FREE, educational, lively and participatory.  We're offering: - 20  Fun and Engaging in-school workshops on Sustainable Development (Choose from an array of highly relevant topics) - 8 Student…
    • Youth For Sustainability Leadership Programme Report
      ECO-UNESCO’s Youth for Sustainable Development (YSD) Programme engages young people in a fun, interactive way in learning about environmental, sustainability and global issues. The programmeis run through a flexible, needs-driven training process which includes workshops, facilitation practice, and an action project.   The YSD programme has been successfully running as anafter-school programme for 11 years in Dublin and in 2017 four new regional clubs were rolled out.   The programme complements many Government strategies including the DES National Strategy on Education for Sustainable Development, DCCAE ‘Our Sustainable Future’ and the Envrionmental Protection Agency's own strategy, among others.   View the report…
    • ECO-UNESCO E-Magazine: July 2018
        Check out the July issue of our monthly E-Magazine.   Want to get it straight to your inbox? Sign up here.