Green Teen Club – “Mission Possible” Film

Congratulations to the ECO-UNESCO Green Teen Club for the recent completion of their short film production project “Mission Possible.” The exciting project included film production training and was funded by Leargas – Youth in Action. Report from the Green Teen Club:  The film project aimed to raise awareness among young people about how our day […]

Turbines power Grasstonbury Youth Festival on Mandela International Day!

‘Grasstonbury,’ a unique youth-led green music festival came to North Dublin for one day only last week! This free festival-style event took place on Wednesday 18th July in Father Collins Park, north Dublin – Ireland’s only completely sustainable park! The green teens behind this unique event are the ‘New Waves,’ an inspiring group of young […]

Public Poll for Photography Competition – Results!

Camera on Citizenship – Global Views Congratulations on the winners of the the Camera on Citizenship – Global Views photography exhibition competition! The winner of the online public poll is Mariah Culloty, Co. Limerick with her photo “Different Nationalities Together Make A Difference!!” with 31.5% of the public votes. The second winner with the highest […]

ECO-UNESCO Shortlisted for WEEC 2015

ECO-UNESCO is delighted to announce that ECO-UNESCO and Ireland’s bid to host the 8th World Environmental Education Congress (WEEC) 2015 has been shortlisted. Out of 6 candidates who bid to host this prestigious World Congress, 3 have been shortlisted and have now been invited to submit further information. This is a fantastic achievement and we […]

ECO-UNESCO Clubs in Action Seed Grants 2012

 Clubs in Action Seed Grants 2012 ECO-UNESCO is delighted to now announce that 20 ECO-UNESCO Clubs have been awarded seed grants as part of the ECO-UNESCO Clubs in Action programme, proudly supported by Toyota. We had a lot of applications this year and the standard was very high. Well done to successful ECO-UNESCO Clubs! See below […]

ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Award 2012

eu pres Young Green teens’ wormery project wins all-Ireland ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist of the Year Award at Ireland’s biggest celebration of ECO-Action! Full awards list and updates can be found on the ECO-UNESCO Blog  Photos will be uploaded to ECO-UNESCO Flickr gallery Green teens from St. Josephs College, Athlone were crowned the 2012 Overall Senior […]

Global Youth Citizens for Sustainable Development

Ireland’s Global Youth Citizens Speak Out about RIO+20 at ECO-UNESCO’s National Youth Meeting Young people from across the island of Ireland gathered at the Greenhouse in Dublin to learn and share their ideas about sustainable development at ECO-UNESCO’s “Global Youth Citizens for Sustainable Development – A National Youth Meeting for Rio+20.”  This one day interactive event […]

ECO-UNESCO Launches Green Pathways Programme

Green Pathways – a new training programme as part of the new Momemtum initiative   ECO-UNESCO, Ireland’s leading environmental education and youth organization, announces its newest initiative called Green Pathways aimed at training and progressing unemployed people who are under 25s onto employment in the green economy.  The programme, part of the newly launched FAS […]

Join ECO-UNESCO for National Tree Week!

National Tree Week is a week-long festival that celebrates all the positive aspects of trees in our lives and environment. It is organised by the Tree Council of Ireland and takes place from 4 to 10 March 2012. ECO-UNESCO is offering two of its environmental workshops during this week: 1. Urban Ecology Discovery Days – […]

ECO-UNESCO’S Youth Exploring Rio+20

ECO-UNESCO welcomed young people from across Europe to join policy makers and experts at the Youth Exploring Rio+20 – A UNESCO Clubs Transnational Youth Meeting at the Greenhouse  Young people from France, Italy, Latvia, and Malta have come to Ireland to meet key politicians and policy makers, to have their voices heard about how to […]