Engage with youth movements globally
Join constituency Focus Group on Decade
The constituency Focus Group on Ecosystem Restoration brings together different youth organizations, movements, initiatives, and interested individuals who intend to engage in the Decade process. It also serves as platform for decision-making and formal youth positions on the Decade. Currently the group is developing an annual plan to UNEA-5, including on how to finance youth activities. Sign up below to become a member!
Youth Paper on Ecosystem Restoration
In preparation for the UN Strategy to the Decade, youth organisations from more than 20 countries hosted on-ground consultations, the outcomes of which are captured in the Youth Paper on Ecosystem Restoration released in February 2020. An overview of consultations is shown on the left. Read the paper to learn more about the demands and priorities of young people.
Learn more: access capacity-building materials
To help boost children and youth's understanding of the processes of the Decade, we have cooperated with the partnering UN agencies to put together several documents and presentations, which you can also share within your networks!
Overview the Restoration Decade - by UNEP & FAO (power-point)
Inter-linkages between climate change & ecosystem restoration - by UNFCCC
Inter-linkages between biodiversity & ecosystem restoration - by GYBN
Restoration Decade & Youth 101 - by UNEP MGCY
A guide on holding youth consultation on Decade - by UNEP MGCY
Youth Paper on Ecosystem Restoration (collective document)
AEGEE - European Students Forum, Afifa Foundation, African Youth for Development Commission, Angels in the Field, Bluestem Ecological Services, Care About Climate, COLCOLSOS, Denis Miki Foundation (DMF), Edu Stem Initiative, Global Institute for Youth Development, Global Youth Biodiversity Network (GYBN), Gray2Green Movement, Integrated Volunteers Network (IVN), Kishoka Youth Organisation, Magna Youth Action, Nature Conservation Advocate for Climate Initiative (NCACI), Nazirite International, NYU Abu Dhabi, Nigeria Youth Climate Network, Plant-for-the-Planet, PRONG, RedLAtM, RedLAtM-Mexico, TFINS, The Regla Project, Tripla Difesa Onlus, U-Report Trinidad and Tobago, UTI-DED, Women Rights and Sustainable society ,YOUNGO, Youth Collaboration Summit, Youth Engaged in Wetlands, Youth for Sustainable Impact, YWATER
Engaged youth entities
Youth constituencies and organizations from diverse parts of the world are already part of these efforts. We invite you to join the movement !