Eco-Unesco Clubs Programmes

Join a network of over 300 ECO-UNESCO Clubs across the country, and help protect your environment!

Get in the Club!

The ECO-Clubs programme is a great way to give focus and structure to a group of young people who are interested in environmental issues.

It’s free and open to any group of young people taking environmental action or considering environmental issues. It provides a focus for activities and an identity.

An ECO-UNESCO Clubs your group will receive:

  • Ongoing support and advice from the ECO-UNESCO Clubs Officer on running environmental action projects, campaigns, events and activities
  • Opportunities to participate in free events and workshops throughout the year
  • A welcome pack which includes a Clubs handbook containing helpful advice on planning, organising, and group activity ideas
  • Information and training sessions for group members and leaders about how to set up and run a club
  • Opportunities to take part in ECO-UNESCO’s environmental events such as the Young Environmentalist Awards and the  Youthreach ECO-UNESCO Clubs in Actionational Youth ECO-Forum
  • Discounts on ECO-UNESCO’s training and workshops
  • Opportunities to link with other ECO-UNESCO clubs around Ireland

Why set up an ECO-UNESCO club?

  • Raise environmental awareness in your school and community
  • Develop new personal skills such as communication, team-building and leadership skills
  • Learn planning and management skills involved in setting up and running a club
  • Meet other young people who are interested in environmental issues
  • Take action to protect your local environment
  • Have fun taking part in environmental action projects, campaigns, events and activities

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