Youth

RCE Minna promotes SDGs during Nigeria's Children's Day

Each year, Nigeria celebrates Children’s Day on the 27th of May. RCE Minna used the occasion to raise awareness amongst children on the 17 SDGs especially on Goal 3 and 4 (Good Health and Quality Education).

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UNFCC annual Global Youth Video competition

The UNFCCC announces its 2nd annual Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change. Young people of age 18 to 30 are invited to submit a three minute video about their actions to address climate change or to raise public awareness. Two winners will receive a round trip and accommodations to attend the UN Climate Change Conference in November 2016 (Marrakech, Morocco).

Deadline for submissions is 1 August 2016.

For more information click here.

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UNU-IAS expands its cooperation with ASEAN in Education for Sustainable Development

The consultative workshop to review the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Environmental Education Action Plan (AEEAP 2014-2018) was held in conjunction with the 8th Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Environmental Education (AWGEE) in Singapore 11-12 April 2016.

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Schools and Students: Join the Green Olympiad!

Participate in the Green Olympiad organised by TERI to increase environment awareness of students age 14 and above. Any school can participate. Examinations are on 30 August and 22 November 2016. Schools can opt for any one of these dates and all three levels will be conducted simultaneously. All participants will receive certificate of participation / merit / distinction based on their performance.

For more information click here.

The flyer and the registration form can be found below.

Campus Youth Camp 2016, 23-30 June, Chiang Mai, Thailand

The Compass Youth Camp (CYC) is a one-week Compass Education youth empowerment programme designed by youth for youth to inspire and empower committed student leaders from around Asia-Pacific region to facilitate and lead measurable actions in their schools and in their communities towards contributing to a sustainable future.

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RCE Northern Mindanao Xavier School is granted Center of Excellence and PAASCU Accreditation

Congratulations from the Global RCE Service Centre! The School of Education at Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan a stakeholder of RCE Northern Mindanao (Philippines) has been granted the Center of Excellence and Level 4 PAASCU Accreditation.
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Youth Leadership Summit: Shaping Future Leaders through ESD, 27-29 April, 2016, Kakamega, Kenya

Organised by the Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) the main objectives of this summit are:

1) To inculcate leadership, innovative and entrepreneurial skills in participants 

2) To bring youths together from the Western region with diverse agenda in realization of vision 2030 and beyond.
3) To promote the vision of MMUST as a Premier University in Science, Technology and Innovation. 

The summit's sub-themes are:

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RCEs from The Netherlands and Germany join hands to connect Youth to the outdoors

This article is based on a report submitted by Detlef Lindau-Bank.

ACEWild (Alternative Curriculum Education out of the Wild) is an initiative that shows schools with pupils aged 11-16, how they can support disadvantaged or more vulnerable young people in gaining experiences, qualifications and work opportunities in the outdoors. The aim is to connect these young people to the environment. The focus of this project is on Vocational Education, Learning and Training. ACEWild is an Erasmus funded project with partners from the UK, the Netherlands and Germany.

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