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YOUTH EMPOWERMENT IN CLIMATE ACTION PLATFORM

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YECAP is a safe and inclusive space for youth to meaningfully engage in climate action

22k

Youth Climate Leaders Reached

80

Active

Fellows

385

Sessions

Arranged

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Earth for Us to Protect

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Highlights

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Supported by UNDP, the Road to Stockholm+50 Report - Voices of Youth: Realizing a Green Future for Asia and the Pacific is now available!

 

YECAP and the youth fellows, with the support of Sida, organized a series of national and regional consultations which engaged with more than 4,000 young people from all walks of life in the lead-up to Stockholm+50.

Events and Important Days

  • Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) Youth Forum 2023
    18 Mar, 9:00 am – 20 Mar, 7:00 pm
    Virtual Event
    The Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) Youth Forum 2023 will be organized ahead of APFSD.
  • YECAP Unconference #3
    Fri, 20 Jan
    Virtual Conference
    20 Jan, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Virtual Conference
    Open to young people in Asia and the Pacific and moving beyond the traditional conference format, the Unconference is fully participant-led and participant-driven.
  • The SCALA Hackathon 2023
    Sun, 15 Jan
    Virtual Event
    15 Jan, 7:00 pm
    Virtual Event
    2-day virtual event hosted by the FAO-UNDP Support Programme on Scaling up Climate Ambition on Land Use and Agriculture through NDCs and NAPs (SCALA) on Friday, 3 February and Wednesday, 15 February 2023 with mentoring sessions during the week.
  • The YECAP Academy for Global Youth Leadership Empowerment (AGYLE) Training Programme for youth in Asia and the Pacific
    10 Jan, 11:50 pm
    Training Programme
    The application is open for the YECAP Academy for Global Youth Leadership Empowerment (AGYLE) Training Programme for youth in Asia and the Pacific!!!
  • Supporting Defenders: Toolkits to improve access to remedy and strengthen capacity of EHRDs
    09 Dec 2022, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Virtual Launch Event
    As we mark Human Rights Day with a webinar focused on action to support Human Rights Defenders in Asia, there will be a launch of two toolkits for: 🌱Environmental Human Rights Defenders and 👥 Human Right Defenders facing business-related abuses With support from 🇸🇪
  • Side Event at SDG Pavilion, COP27 - Transforming Awareness to Action: The Role of Asia-Pacific’s Youth in Climate Action
    10 Nov 2022, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm GMT+2
    Online Event
    During COP27, UNDP, Youth Co:Lab and YECAP are hosting a side event at SDG Pavillion, "Transforming Awareness to Action: The Role of Asia-Pacific’s Youth in Climate Action".
  • Young People’s Participation in Practice: New tools for promoting Adolescent & Youth Participation in Asia Pacific
    10 Nov 2022, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm GMT+7
    Webinar
    This regional webinar will showcase new tools and approaches to promoting adolescent and youth participation in local governance.
  • COP 27
    Sun, 06 Nov
    Conference
    06 Nov 2022, 9:00 am – 18 Nov 2022, 5:00 pm
    Conference
    The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, more commonly referred to as COP27, will be the 27th United Nations Climate Change conference, to be held from 6 to 18 November 2022 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
  • Road to COP27: Asia-Pacific Youth Briefing
    Wed, 26 Oct
    https://undp.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZckd
    26 Oct 2022, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm GMT+7
    https://undp.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZckd
    As part of the Road to COP27 activities, YECAP, UNDP, UNICEF, UNFCCC and partners are hosting a virtual Asia-Pacific Youth Briefing session to share specific avenues where youth from Asia and the Pacific can meaningfully engage at COP27.
  • Youth4Climate Powering Action
    Tue, 20 Sept
    New York
    20 Sept 2022, 9:00 am
    New York, New York, NY, USA
    With activist- and expert-led discussions, inspiring speakers, and networking opportunities
  • GYBN Biocultural Festival
    Sat, 10 Sept
    Online Festival
    10 Sept 2022, 6:00 pm GMT+7
    Online Festival
    The first day of GYBN Biocultural Festival is coming up on 10 September, with the theme of Nature: Biodiversity, Landscape, and Seascape. Join to receive a certificate of participation.
  • International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples (IDWIP)
    09 Aug 2022, 10:00 am
    Campaign
    The International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples (IDWIP 2022) is observed on 9 August to show solidarity by working to end the inequalities of indigenous peoples worldwide, to recognize their challenges, and to celebrate their knowledge and wisdom.
  • Youth Co:Lab Summit 2022
    Wed, 06 Jul
    Virtual Summit
    06 Jul 2022, 9:30 am – 07 Jul 2022, 4:00 pm
    Virtual Summit
    The Youth Co:Lab Summit 2022 in Singapore, co-organized by UNDP and Citi Founda- tion in partnership with National Youth Council Singapore, will serve as a key milestone for the regional youth empowerment agenda by positioning young people and their in- novative ideas, front and centre.
  • 2022 UN Ocean Conference
    Mon, 27 Jun
    Conference
    27 Jun 2022, 9:00 am – 01 Jul 2022, 5:00 pm
    Conference
    The Ocean Conference, co-hosted by the Governments of Kenya and Portugal, comes at a critical time as the world is seeking to address the many of the deep-rooted problems of our societies laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic and which will require major structural transformations and more.
  • World Environment Day 2022
    Sun, 05 Jun
    International Day
    05 Jun 2022, 12:00 am
    International Day
    World Environment Day on 5 June is the biggest international day for the environment, led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and held annually since 1973.
  • Stockholm+50 Main Conference
    Thu, 02 Jun
    Online Event
    02 Jun 2022, 9:00 am – 03 Jun 2022, 5:00 pm
    Online Event
    “Stockholm+50: a healthy planet for the prosperity of all – our responsibility, our opportunity” (Stockholm+50) will take place five decades after the 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment.
  • Stockholm+Youth Assembly
    Wed, 01 Jun
    Online Event
    01 Jun 2022, 9:45 am – 5:00 pm
    Online Event
    Young people from all across the world will convene at Stockholm University and online and we have an agenda packed for you with sessions, round-tables, well-being sessions and policy preparation sessions for Stockholm+50!
  • Asia Regional Dialogue on Climate Justice for Children, Youth, and Future Generations
    28 May 2022, 1:00 pm – 30 May 2022, 5:15 pm
    Online Regional Dialogue
    Co-convened by UNEP, OHCHR, UNICEF and UNDP along with the CSOs, the Asia Regional Dialogue on Climate Justice for Children, Youth, and Future Generations will be held on May 28-30 as part of the lead up to Stockholm+50.
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Photo credit: Dinh-Long Pham

Our Objectives

Awareness for Action

How can youth contribute to making a difference?

From a Promise to Action

How can governments engage youth in meaningful ways?

Knowledge for Action

Making curated thought leadership and research available for all

Resources towards Action

Providing resources to scale up the climate action of young people and youth organizations

ABOUT US

Learn the background of our actions

OPPORTUNITIES

Help the global organizations to take more actions

EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

Join the regional and global climate events and activities

RESOURCES

Find useful reports, research, toolkits and publications for young climate activists

NEWS & STORIES

Don't miss the latest climate updates and inspiring stories of youth in climate action

OUR TEAM

Meet our active youth team

Join the YECAP Community on Social Media

Our work is made possible by:

Donors

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Partners

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