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YEA People's Choice Awards 2023

Click the button below to cast your vote for this year's YEA People's Choice Awards winner.

Mentor of the Year Award 2023

Click the button below to cast your vote for the 2023 Mentor of the Year award winner.

#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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young people we have worked with annually

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Head of Fundraising


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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