Upcoming Events

  • We're recruiting!
    We're currently seeking applications for the positions of Operations & Development Manager and Finance Officer...
  • Registration deadline extended 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.…
  • 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…
  • 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). By the end of this project, funded by Erasmus+ with support from UNIDO, young people will be equipped with the knowledge they need to recognise and harness their power and the tools to influence…
  • 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…