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


Youth Climate Leaders Reached








Earth for Us to Protect

Events and Important Days

  • Youth & the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - A global public consultation in the lead up to ECOSOC Youth Forum
    Time is TBD
    Online Consultation
    We want to hear you, young people, about the role you already play and would like to play in driving the 2030 Agenda and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals!
  • Access to Safe and Sufficient Water: A Right of Children and Future Generations
    29 Mar, 5:10 pm – 6:30 pm GMT+7
    Khwaeng Bang Khun Phrom, Rajadamnern Nok Avenue Khwaeng Bang Khun Phrom, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200, Thailand
    Side Event - the 10th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD)
  • The Road to 10th APFSD: Regional Dialogue on Youth Empowerment in Climate Action
    23 Mar, 11:00 am – 24 Mar, 3:00 pm
    Virtual Event
    Open to young people, professionals and climate enthusiasts in Asia and the Pacific, the Road to 10th APFSD: Regional Dialogue on Youth Empowerment in Climate Action is happening on 23-24 March 2023!!!
  • Youth-led Solutions for a New Eco-Social Contract
    22 Mar, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Co-hosted by UNRISD and GEC, and as part of the activities of the Global Research and Action Network for a New Eco-Social Contract, this webinar is the first in a new series spearheaded by youth leaders convening brilliant young minds for a just and equitable future.
  • 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 Climate Action Week 2023
    Thu, 16 Mar
    Virtual Event
    16 Mar, 9:00 am – 20 Mar, 5:00 pm
    Virtual Event
    Open to young people in Asia and the Pacific, get ready for a week packed full of interactive, youth-led climate sessions online.
  • 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
    This regional webinar will showcase new tools and approaches to promoting adolescent and youth participation in local governance.
  • COP 27
    Sun, 06 Nov
    06 Nov 2022, 9:00 am – 18 Nov 2022, 5:00 pm
    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
    26 Oct 2022, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm GMT+7
    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
    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.
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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


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Help the global organizations to take more actions


Join the regional and global climate events and activities


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


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


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