Culture Night 2011 at ECO-UNESCO!

On 23rd September, ECO-UNESCO’s Dublin home, the Greenhouse, opened its doors for an evening full of fun environmental activities as part of Culture Night 2011. Thanks to all children, young people and adults that dropped by, the night was a great success! We were delighted to see so many of you take part in this […]

X-Hale Smoking Initiative

ECO-UNESCO to work with Irish Cancer Society on Youth Project as part of new Young People and Smoking Initiative ECO-UNESCO, Ireland’s environmental education and youth organisation, will be working together with The Irish Cancer Society as part of the first X-HALE Youth Awards Scheme. This is a new initiative which aims to work with young […]

ECO-Youth Choices Drug Prevention Programme

  ECO-UNESCO’s work with a group of young people (15-18yrs) from Ballymun Regional Youth Resource Centre (BRYR), who have been taking part in the ECO-Youth Choices drug prevention programme since April, hit its peak this weekend as they competed a very successful cross-generational garden action project. The group linked in with a housing area for […]

ECO-UNESCO has been shortlisted for the Dublin Living Awards’ Best Green Contribution to Dublin Life Category! Get behind us today and send in your vote! Read more.

ECO-UNESCO has been nominated in the Dublin Living Awards’ Best Green Contribution to Dublin Life Category! This award recognises organisations that contribute to making Dublin a greener place to live. From the Greenhouse in the heart of Dublin, we’ve raised environmental awareness among young people, promoted environmental conservation and helped young people’s personal development through […]

ECO-UNESCO Shortlisted for Dublin Living Awards

ECO-UNESCO has been nominated in the Dublin Living Awards’ Best Green Contribution to Dublin Life Category! This award recognises organisations that contribute to making Dublin a greener place to live. From the Greenhouse in the heart of Dublin, we’ve raised environmental awareness among young people, promoted environmental conservation and helped young people’s personal development through […]

Life, Camera… Action!

Life, Camera… Action! Youth Exhibition on Biodiversity This multi-media exhibition, which brings together the best images of biodiversity submitted by young people around Ireland, is filled with fascinating facts and figures about Biodiversity in Ireland and around the globe, and is a real visual treat too. Make sure you call in to see it before […]

Young Environmentalist Awards – EXTENDED DEADLINE: 23RD December 2011

Registration is free and you may change your project idea after registration.All registered projects will receive free support from our designated ECO-UNESCO YEA team The Young Environmentalist Awards is an all-Ireland programme that recognises and rewards young people who raise environmental awareness and improve the environment. It is open to any group of young people […]

X-Hale Youth Awards Annual Expo 2011

The X-Hale Youth Awards Annual Expo took place in Croke Park on Wednesday, 2nd November. Well done to the ECO-Youth Choices Peer Educators (youth coordinators) who saw the culmination of months of hard work during the Irish Cancer Society’s anti-smoking awareness event. ECO-UNESCO’s project, “Our community, Our future”, focused on the environmental, social and economic […]

Getting Back to Basics

Transition Year Teachers’ Conference Getting Back to Basics – A skills based approach to teaching about global issues Saturday February 5th from 9.45am to 3.30am, Athlone Springs Hotel Speakers will include: Michael O’Leary, National Co-ordinator Transition Year Programme Annette Honan, National Council for Curriculum Assessment This event is organised by Comhlámh, the Debt and Development […]