UNEP Major Group for Children and Youth 

Formal Youth Engagement Mechanism to the United Nations Environment Programme

A space for children and youth to engage meaningfully in
environmental governance and conservation processes across the UN system

News & Updates

Featured Opportunities

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Apply for the Stockholm+50 Youth Task Force

Join youth constituencies and networks globally for the facilitation of youth engagement to the UN Stockholm+50! 


LAC Youth Consultation for UNEA, UNEP@50 and Stockholm+50

Happening on the 15th and 16th October 2021, young people across the Latin America and Caribbean region are invited! 

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Environmental Peace-building and Youth - take the global survey

Calling global youth to have your voice heard on issues relating to youth, the environment, conflict and peacebuilding!!

Recent interventions/submissions

This section provides a glimpse of collective written submissions / interventions (such as at negotiations) made by the youth constituency. For full overview, please visit the intervention and submission portal!

Upcoming events and activities

The calendar below lists upcoming public events, consultations, UN negotiations and similar opportunities primarily hosted by the youth constituency. Click on an event entry to learn more and access registration link / joining details of the same. ​​Youth globally are invited to join and participate!

We advocate for inclusion, empowerment and meaningful engagement of young people in environmental processes, especially those of UNEP and UNEAs. 


This is done through four areas of work: policy-advocacy, knowledge sharing, capacity-building and youth action; and different engagement avenues

Our youth constituency is open to all youth and youth organisations interested in topics of environmental governance and conservation.

Learn more and join us now!