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School of Environmental Participation

Map Marker Cuzco, Departamento de Cuzco, Perú

The Environmental Participation School is a place of dialogue and shared learning for boys, girls, adolescents and young people.

Tropic Food & Farm

Map Marker Gabon

We producer Food bio fortified , supplément food and phytopharmaceuticals.

Young Protagonists

Map Marker Xapuri, Acre, Brasil

The Young Protagonists project by Resex Chico Mendes aims to build youth leadership to resist the setbacks and the threats to land ownership in the Amazon rainforest.

Mazingira Bora Initiative

Map Marker Kakamega, Kenya

Mazingira Bora initiative addresses the intersecting issues of climate change and social injustices in the gold mines of Ikolomani.

Changing the rules for the sustainability of life and the planet

Map Marker San Carlos, Departamento de Managua, Nicaragua

An assembly held to raise awareness of the need to preserve life and the planet in the face of the impacts of climate change.

Sistahood sessions

Map Marker Lusaka, Lusaka, Zambia

The session is a an activity aimed to bring together feminists, activists and allies to organize, mentor,offer solideratiy and have fun.

Support for women farmers for climate change adaptation in Togo

Map Marker Kara region, Togo

OPAS supports rural women through a solar-powered well, helping them to keep their gardens during dry season and drought periods.

Schools Addressing Climate Change with the Country

Map Marker Colombia

Promoting climate action from Colombia’s educational institutions for a resilient and sustainable future.

Portraits of the Countryside: An audiovisual approach to climate change

Map Marker Colombia

We seek to document and make visible the climatic realities of communities in the six biodiverse regions of Colombia.

Ancestral adaptation plans to climate change with a focus on peace, gender and youth

Map Marker Colombia

We create action plans to achieve long-term adaptation of communities and ecosystems most vulnerable to climate change in Colombia.

Strengthening the Resilience of Women who are Victims of Violence

Map Marker Haiti

Violence against women is a global issue that affects the progress of a society, but it has been long concealed.

Jokkolabs Banjul Summer Camp

Map Marker Bakau, Banjul, The Gambia

The Jokkolabs Banjul Kids Summer Camp is organised as part of our work in ICT- Pioneering and Innovative Approach to teaching and Learning.

"Adopt a tree, not a weapon": climate action and peacebuilding

Map Marker République démocratique du Congo

This initiative focuses on engaging young people in raising awareness around climate issues in the context of violent conflict and the war.

Basic and Digital Literacy Class for Older Persons

Map Marker Kathmandu, Bagmati, Nepal

Ageing Nepal has been continuously running Basic and Literacy Class for Older Persons in different groups of older persons.

Paradigm Shift

Map Marker Enugu, Nigeria

This initiative seeks to prioritize the use of reusable pads over disposable pads here in Enugu State, Nigeria.

Trash Cleanup

Map Marker Ouakam, Dakar, Senegal

This is a street cleaning activity in Ouakam, one of the districts of Dakar, Senegal which is facing growing incivility.

Poseidon Army

Map Marker Sri Lanka

Building capacity of youth towards coastal and marine conservation in Sri Lanka.

Our History, our voice: a short story

Map Marker Aldeia Katurãma

The Pataxó and Pataxo Hã-hã-hãe, two groups of indigenous peoples in Brazil, were hit by Vale’s crime in Brumadinho, in 2019. After four years, we are fighting for reparation and we want to tell our own story.

Youths flipping the script in Ecuador

Map Marker Quito, Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador

Our action, “Young people flipping the script in Ecuador”, aims to generate youth-led proposals to address sustainable development.

The Pollination and Urban Beehive Project

Map Marker Saint Ann, Jamaica

An apprenticeship programme for the training and development of the skills for new beekeepers and creating Bamboo beehives using CNC-Router.

Youth Climate Action

Map Marker Lusaka, Zambia

The initiative seeks to use storytelling to speak to the risks climate change is subjecting Southern Africans to and how to mitigate them.

Recycle For a Future

Map Marker Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brasil

Recycle For a Future is a non-profit organization whose goal is to increase the recycling rate in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte.

Storytelling For Change

Map Marker Kisumu, Kenya

Amplifying the Voices of Communities on Climate Change and Adaptation through Performing Arts and Media on Wetland Conservation

Disaster Risk Management in Africa-DRM Africa

Map Marker Uvira, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Disaster Risk Management in Africa-DRM Africa; an Initiative that strengthen the community’s resilience to natural and anthropogenic hazards

Tanganyika Coastal Community Resilience

Map Marker Uvira, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

TACOR Project seeks to strengthen the community’s resilience to adverse effects of climate change in the African great lakes region.

Youth and ancestral territories

Map Marker Cayambe, Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador

We are a group of young people who, together with adults and children, create initiatives to contribute to the construction of sustainable c

Intergenerational Dialogues on Biodiversity Governance

Map Marker Nairobi, Kenya

A series of dialogues that seeks to inform policymakers of youth priorities in natural resource governance, financing, justice and rights.