Addressing Climate Change: In Focus International Youth Photography Competition

London, 16 March – Addressing Climate Change: In Focus is a global photography competition, created to raise awareness on climate change amongst the youth of the world, giving them a voice that will be heard by world leaders and negotiators alike. Seen through the lens of the world’s younger generation, their interpretation of climate change […]

17 March 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

1 Heart 1 Tree Goes Global: Forest Climate Action Via Your Smartphone


After beaming virtual trees onto the Eiffel Tower during the UN climate change conference in Paris last year, 1 Heart 1 Tree plans to embark on a global tour to transform some of the world’s most iconic monuments into forests of light.

The global project, which is supported by the French Presidency of COP21, the […]

24 February 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Apply for the 2016 Momentum for Change Awards!


Submit Your Climate Solution and be Celebrated at the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, Morocco
Are you leading a project that addresses climate change? We want to hear from you!

The United Nations Climate Change secretariat is now accepting applications for the 2016 Momentum for Change Awards to showcase action and ambition as national governments […]

19 February 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Paris Agreement: What does the Agreement Mean for You? Make and Share a Video!


 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited Heads of State and Government to come to New York on 22 April to sign the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement clinched last year. Under the agreement, 195 nations have agreed to combat climate change and to unleash actions and investment towards a low carbon, resilient and sustainable […]

10 February 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Climate Action: Youth Looking to Be Empowered


Results of UN Youth Forum

Young people need to be much more actively involved in shaping the global response to climate change but also need and are searching for the financial means to do so – this is the key message of youth who discussed climate change at a major Youth Forum at the United […]

10 February 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

COP 21 Youth Climate Video Competition

Help Choose the Winner!
As the international community is gearing up to conclude a new, universal climate change agreement in December in France, you can help decide which young video reporter will be on location to capture some of the most exciting moments of the Paris UN Climate Change Conference (COP 21).

As part of the Global […]

31 August 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

‘We were judgmental of young people’

Malawi – “I thought family planning was for married people, not for girls. We were not friendly to young people. We were judgmental,” says Blessings Sonkhanani, a nurse at Namwera Health Center. “Now I know that anyone of childbearing age is eligible for family planning. Now we know what young people need, we’re special to […]

4 August 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

In Germany ahead of G7 summit, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon rallies support for ‘once-in-a-generation’ UN sustainability agenda

The world has before it a unique opportunity to build a better future for all, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared yesterday in Bonn, Germany, where he urged broad support for a trio of course-correcting United Nations events in 2015 that aim to lock down agreements on protecting the planet, ensuring sustainable development and unleashing the finances and […]

8 June 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

UNFCCC Fellowship Programme for Small Island Developing States 2014

29 May 2014|Opportunities for Youth|

Global youth movement meets President of the General Assembly at COP19 in Warsaw

20 November 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|