ECO-UNESCO’s Young Environmentalist Awards programme is open to any group of young people in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland from 10-18 years of age.


Super Junior Group: 10-12 years (non-category specific)

Junior Group: 12-14 years

Senior Group: 15-18 years


Young people are encouraged to enter their own group. A group can range 2-25 individuals.


Already taking action?

If you have already carried out an environmental project or are in the process of doing something associated with the environment, why not submit it as a Young Environmentalist Awards project?

ECO-UNESCO’s Young Environmentalist Awards programme supports, compliments and rewards projects undertaken as part of other programmes such as Green-Schools, Gaisce Awards, Young Social Innovators and BT Young Scientist. For further information or to get involved, contact yea@ecounesco.ie