Youth for Sustainable Development
ECO-UNESCO’s Youth for Sustainable Development programme promotes Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in the non-formal education sector through a Peer Education approach.
We’ll equip you with knowledge and skills to bring about sustainable changes in your life and in your community.
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Objectives of the programme
To empower young people
To give young people a voice
To create a safe space for young people
To take positive action for change
Youth for Sustainable Development Programme Journey
Why this programme is different?
- you learn about sustainable development in an informal, dynamic and safe learning environment
- you get to be immersed in discussions about issues that matter (environment, society, politics)
- the expression of your opinion on issues is encouraged
- you take action
- you learn to dialogue about environmental and political policy
- you have the opportunity to travel and represent ECO-UNESCO at national and inter-national events
- you can do a QQI Level 5 course in Peer Education
- you can use it towards your Gaisce Award
- you are given a platform at high-level events to express your views
- you go on trips to build friendships and further your environmental knowledge
- you make friends
- you are encouraged to be you!