Special Guests at the 2015 Young Environmentalist Awards

Professor Patrick McKeever, UNESCO   ECO-UNESCO was delighted to welcome Professor Patrick McKeever, UNESCO´s Chief of Section at the Global Earth Observation Section and Secretary of the International Geoscience Programmee, to Dublin, for ECO-UNESCO’s 2015 Young Environmentalist Awards. Mr. McKeever provided the keynote address at the 2015 Young Environmentalist Awards which was held in the Mansion […]

Project Submission & Judging Process

Registered groups must submit their project portfolio which is the documentation of their action project.  The YEA project portfolio should be A4 size and preseted in either a scrapbook or folder. Your are encouraged to be as creative as possible but the YEA 6 Steps to Success Framework should be used to assist you in […]


YEA 2019 ECO-Den Timeline  Dates TBC   Judging Process 1. Initial judging to select semi-finalists 2. Semi-finalists pitch their projects at regional ECO-Dens to a panel of experts 3. Selected finalists exhibit their project at the Gala Showcase and Awards Ceremony in Dublin 4. Overall, category and special award winners announced at the Ceremony   […]


Overall Awards There are 2 overall winners of the ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards: Overall Senior Winner Overall Junior Winner  Category Awards Winners: There are Junior & Senior winners of each of the 10 categories. The Super Junior age group (age 10-12 years) is non-category specific and is awarded as a separate special award. Shortlisted Project: Each member of all final […]

YEA Sponsors & Funders

Why Support the Young Environmentalist Awards? Gain an enhanced profile Associate with positive youth and environmental initiatives Reach thousands of young people and a wide range of local communities Attend Showcase & Awards Ceremony   How to Support the Young Environmentalist Awards? To find out more about opportunities to support the Young Environmentalist Awards, please […]

Resources & Forms

Project Submission Resources Marking Framework Submission Guidelines Submission Form Sample Submission Form Individual Reflection Form   Downloads  6 Steps to Success Framework   YEA Programme Manual Finalist Booklet 2018

Gallery Zone

Gallery Zone Young Environmentalist Awards Showcase and Ceremony 2017, Mansion House, Dublin, 23rd May All previous Young Environmentalist Awards videos and images are now available to view on ECO-UNESCO’s YouTube & Flickr! Never miss a beat! Check out our Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards

  Young Environmentalist Awards Process Overview 1. Interested groups register online. 2. Registered groups take part in free ‘6 Steps to Success’ regional training. 3. Groups submit their ECO-Action projects. 4. Internal judging panels assess all registered projects and create a shortlist. 5. Shortlisted groups are invited to pitch their projects to a panel of […]