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CC:iNet Youth Portal - Programmes and Initiatives

 
Information on some of the many climate change initiatives, projects, campaigns, educational tools, websites and publications, produced by and for young people, independently or in partnership with United Nations or other organizations. These range from global initiatives raising awareness for combating climate change, to advocacy efforts at the UNFCCC negotiations.

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Title Description Date added Scope Language Implementing Entity Geographical coverage Focus  Country Type
Side event: Postcards from the Frontlines – calling for justice for climate refugees, 15 November, Climate Change Studio Level 0 Zone C2 The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts recently joined in partnership with Environmental Justice Foundation on their project ‘Postcards from the Frontlines’. WAGGGS is mobilizing efforts around the world to send postcards, through eithe... more>> 14 Nov 2013 Public Awareness English NGO International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Other, Vulnerability and Adaptation Event
“Everything you need to know about the IPCC fifth Assessment Report” – Impacts, Adaptation & Vulnerability Recently, the IPCC has issued the second volume of its Fifth Assessment Report on Climate Change , the most updated and comprehensive overview on scientific knowledge about climate change. The video "Everything you need to know about the IPCC fifth... more>> 09 Apr 2014 Education, Public Access to Information English NGO International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Land Management / Agriculture / Forestry, Vulnerability and Adaptation, Mitigation Audio / visual
UNESCO video on ‘Learning to address climate change’ This animated video by UNESCO shows in four minutes why climate change education is important and how it shapes sustainable development in practice. The video also helps to better understand the causes of climate change and highlights examples of ho... more>> 08 Jan 2014 Education, Public Awareness English UN body International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development, Vulnerability and Adaptation Audio / visual
Plant for the planet – Become a Climate Justice Ambassador Plant-for-the-Planet is a children’s initiative that aims to raise awareness amongst children and adults about the issues of climate change and global justice.Everyone is talking about the climate crisis. What can students do about it? During their A... more>> 29 May 2014 Education, International Cooperation, Public Access to Information, Public Awareness, Training English NGO International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development, Land Management / Agriculture / Forestry Information campaign
Climate Change Youth Video Contest The Will Steger Foundation invites young US citizens to share their actions on and help raise awareness about climate change in the form of a video. The “Youth Voices of Change” video contest is now open for transmissions from young people in Grades... more>> 19 Dec 2013 Education, Public Awareness, Public Participation English NGO International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development Exhibition
Interview by the UN Alliance on Climate Change Education, Training and Public Awareness Only through a fundamental change in the way we think and act our societies can step on a path to sustainability. In 2012, the UN Alliance on Climate Change Education, Training and Public Awareness was formed to unite the expertise and comparative s... more>> 13 Dec 2013 Education, International Cooperation, Public Awareness English UN body, Partnership International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development Audio / visual
Workshop: Rights, Governance & Climate Change. 16 November, University of Warsaw The workshop on Rights, Governance and Climate Change will take place on the sidelines of the 19th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 19) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It will examine the use of substantive and... more>> 14 Nov 2013 Education, Public Awareness, Training English UN body, Academic International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development Event
Side event: Polish ZOOM-Kids sing: WAKE UP! Help our planet to recover! 10:30-10:50, 16 November, Climate Change Studio Level 0 Zone C2 Children (8-9 years) from a school in Elk, Poland, participating in the Europe Wide Campaign “ZOOM – Kids on the Move for Climate Action”, will present their work and ideas on saving our climate: They sing their school song addressing the “older gues... more>> 14 Nov 2013 Public Awareness English NGO International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development Event
COP in MyCity COP in MyCity is a youth-led project coordinated by CliMates which ambitions to bridge the gap between climate negotiations (a.k.a. the COPs: Conferences Of the Parties) and youth in order to inspire climate actions in all cities of the world. To joi... more>> 06 Jun 2014 Education, Public Awareness, Public Participation, Training English NGO International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development NGO
Earthbook - Project Earth: Our Future 2.0 What would planet Earth post about humans on its social media profile? Watch this humorous, but thought-provoking video by the Climate Media Factory. 27 May 2014 Public Awareness English Private sector International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development Audio / visual
Young Voices for the Planet Young Voices for the Planet is a film series featuring young people who are making a difference! They are shrinking the carbon footprint of their homes, schools and communities. You, too, can do something about global warming! 23 Apr 2014 Education, Public Access to Information, Public Awareness, Public Participation English NGO International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development Audio / visual
African Youth Union (AYU) - Keep Mama Africa Green The African Youth Union (AYU) is a Pan-African youth organisation that boasts the largest youth representation in Africa. The AYU seeks to bridge the gap between the youth and government, and acts as a conduit between the youth and regional bodies su... more>> 26 Jun 2014 Education, International Cooperation, Public Awareness, Public Participation English NGO International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Environment / Sustainable Development Information campaign
Our giant game of Tetris This video illustrates global warming in an eye-catching way. Do you remember the video game of Tetris? There\'s a game of Tetris happening on a global scale: The playing space is planet Earth, and all those pesky, stacking blocks represent carbon di... more>> 30 Apr 2014 Public Awareness English Private sector International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases Audio / visual
Expedition Hope – Stop the global meltdown Expedition Hope is an inspiring way to raise awareness on the fight against global warming. The expedition starts on 2 April 2014. Felix Finkbeiner will bid farewell to the team, led by Bernice Notenboom, and will perform a symbolic act with her, by ... more>> 31 Mar 2014 International Cooperation, Public Awareness English Partnership, NGO International Climate Change / Greenhouse gases Information campaign
Participate in the most renowned worldwide environmental award! The Energy Globe Award is presented annually to outstanding and sustainable projects in the area of environment and energy. Awards are presented on the international level for the 5 categories of Earth, Fire, Water, Air, and Youth and additionally on... more>> 06 Jul 2014 Public Awareness, Public Participation Multiple languages NGO International CDM / Kyoto Mechanisms, Climate Change / Greenhouse gases, Energy Efficiency, Environment / Sustainable Development, Renewables Award

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