Upcoming Events

  • Bring Youth Action for the Environment to Your School this year!
    We're delighted to launch our range of programmes this Autumn to support your school or youth group to learn more about the environment, improve young people's skills and confidence, and make a difference in your community!   There’s many ways your school can get involved in our environmental education and youth programmes, for teachers and students alike: Inspiring Youth Action in the Young Environmentalist Awards 2018: the biggest Eco-Action programme in Ireland that recognises and rewards young people who take practical action to improve their local environment. Workshops for Students on ‘Sustainable Development; ‘Taking Action’; and tailored workshops Regional teacher and…
  • Elaine Nevin appointed Chairperson of the National Dialogue on Climate Action Advisory Group
    The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten T.D.,has announced the appointment of Elaine Nevin, ECO-UNESCO National Director, as Chairperson of the National Dialogue on Climate Action Advisory Group.     Elaine commented:“I am delighted to accept the role of Chairperson of the Advisory Group to the National Dialogue on Climate Action. The Dialogue represents a significant opportunity to engage with society on how best we can work together to address the defining challenge of our generation. I look forward to working with the Advisory Group to ensure the success of the Dialogue.”     Minister Naughten said:“I am extremely pleased to announce that Ms Elaine Nevin has agreed to my invitation to accept the role…
  • Youth for the Future: Environmental Youth Summit 2017-18
    This autumn ECO-UNESCO is launching a new initiative to inspire, empower and engage young people to meaningfully engage with key policy makers and influence the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 and their own futures.   The Environmental Youth Summit programme is an innovative 10 month initiative comprising a series of events, trainings and action projects for over 50 Irish and European young people (15-19).   On the 30th September young people met in Dublin for the first part of the project where they lively workshops before meeting with experts and policy makers, including Brian Carroll (Department…
  • Registration open for the Young Environmentalist Awards 2018
    ECO-UNESCO’s Young Environmentalist Awards (YEA) is an all-Ireland environmental awards programme that recognises and rewards young people who raise environmental awareness and improve the environment.    Since 1999, ECO-UNESCO has run the YEA programme to honour the work of young people to protect, conserve and enhance the environment through local environmental projects, making a difference to their lives and the lives of others both locally and globally. Over 43,000 young people have taken part in the YEA since it began, bringing about lasting change to the environment, and reaching countless others with awareness-raising campaigns in schools and communities throughout Ireland.…
  • Youth for Sustainable Development News
    Youth for Sustainable Development is a pioneering 12 week programme for young people (aged 15-18) who want to learn more about sustainable development, the environment, and how to take practical action for positive change. Around 100 young people meet after school on a weekly basis to take part in interactive workshops, hear from guest speakers, and learn how to educate their peers and take action for a more just and sustainable world! Find out below some of the activities young people have been getting up to recently. For more information about the programme contact Niall at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   Youth for Sustainable Development…

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