Youth portal for UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration is now online!
On 1st March 2019, UNGA through RES 73/284 proclaimed the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030 with the goal to prevent, halt and reverse ecosystem degradation – for all terrestrial and marine ecosystems. The UNGA invited the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to lead the implementation of the Decade as custodian agencies, in collaboration with the secretariats of the Rio conventions and other relevant initiatives. The resolution further "stresses the importance of the full involvement of young people".
UN Strategy for the Decade has mandated youth constituency to facilitate formal engagement of youth groups in design, implementation and revi
ew of the Decade.
Youth Portal for UN Decade is now online -and can be accessed on www.youthenvironment.org/restorationdecade
This builds upon the work conducted by youth constituency in consulting for the Strategy of the Decade, including onground consultations in several countries in second half of 2020. We invite you to visit the portal and join the global movement of youth working to preserve earth's ecosystems.