The ECO-Sustainability Award is an awards scheme run by ECO-UNESCO that rewards, recognises and encourages organisations working towards sustainability. This short course provides a practical approach on how organisations can become more sustainable and introduces groups to the ECO-Sustainability Award Programme.

By the end of the training participants will:

  • Understand what the ECO-Sustainability Award is about and how the ECO-Sustainability Award steps can be applied to their organisation.
  • Understand the terms sustainable development and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
  • Understand the key principles of sustainable development
  • Understand a whole organisation approach to sustainability and ESD
  • Apply diagnostic tools to assess your organisation
  • Understand how to facilitate your organisation’s progress towards becoming a sustainable youth or community organisation
  • Training participants are encouraged to register their respective organisations for ECO-UNESCO’s ECO-Sustainability Awards programme


Staff, volunteers and young leaders of youth and community organisations wishing to introduce the principles of sustainable development and education for sustainable development into their organisations.



ECO-UNESCO @ C2 The Complex, Benburb Street, Dublin 7 (Next to Collins Barracks)


Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Dates: 2nd October 2015

On Demand (special group fee): ECO-UNESCO also runs this course to groups on request; if you are interested please contact us.


How much?

Special Rate – €50 membership fee for youth organisations (including up to 5 people attending the training, site visits and on-going support)

€45 ECO-UNESCO Members, students, unwaged, young people under 25;
€50 Voluntary and Community Sector;
(Fee subsidised by Irish Aid)


How do I book?

Contact ECO-UNESCO at ysd@ecounesco.ie || +353 (0)1 662 5491

Click Here to book online