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Register now for YEA 2024

Calling all Young Environmentalists - Registrations are now open for YEA 2024, Irelands biggest celebration of youth eco-action.

ECO-UNESCO Teacher and Educator CPD Training

October 11th 6.30-7.30PM Online. Mentoring Action Projects in School; Facilitating Young Environmentalists.

Become a Youth Climate Advocate

Are you between 14 and 18 years old and want to learn leadership skills and take climate action ?

Youth for Sustainable Development programme

This programme promotes Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

#EarthDay2EarthDay Calendar

This Earth Day, donate to ECO-UNESCO and sign up to our 12 month challenge by downloading the calendar below.

#EarthDay2EarthDay Campaign Calendar

This Earth Day, donate to ECO-UNESCO and sign up to our 12 month challenge by downloading the calendar below.

Youth For Sustainable Development

This 9-week programme will be held every Wednesday from 1.30-3.30pm

Youth For Sustainable Development Online

This 6-week programme is held every Wednesday 5-6pm online only.


We are a leading environmental education and youth organisation working to channel the passion, creativity and energy of young people into positive environmental action. Through our range of programmes and services we inspire, educate, empower and support young people to act


Training Programmes

ECO-UNESCO is a QQI Accredited Training provider, offering a range of courses as part of our Youth Employment, Youth for Sustainable Development and ECO-Choices programmes. 

Youth Programmes

A programme for young people who want to learn more about the environment, sustainable development issues, as well as how they can take practical action to protect the environment.


The 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.



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What people say about ECO-UNESCO

“I am more aware of environmental, political and humanitarian issues and am vocal about educating people on it.”

- Youth for Sustainable Development Participant

''I think that doing this course will help me to get a job that is related to the environment.''

- ECO-Choices Participant

''The Young Environmentalist Awards have two decades inspiring and encouraging many young citizens to play their important role in protecting our planet''

- Michael D. Higgins
President of Ireland
Patron of ECO-UNESCO

''I feel as though I'm capable of making a difference after participating.''

- Learning 2 Change Our World Participant

Meet The Team

Meet The Team

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Are you self-motivated, energetic and creative
Have an ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team. Experience or interest in working with children and young people Interest in the environment
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