ECO-UNESCO

ECO-UNESCO is Ireland's Environmental Education and Youth Organisation affiliated to the World Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centres and Associations (WFUCA).

ECO-Community GardenECO-UNESCO’s aims are:

 to raise environmental awareness, understanding and knowledge of the environment among young people
 to promote the protection and conservation of the environment
 to promote the personal development of young people through practical environmental projects and activities
 to promote the ideals of UNESCO
ECO-UNESCO provides a wide range of programmes and services, which include:
For young people:
 Environmental Youth Programmes, including Environmental Events and Activities, Environmental Workshops, ECO-UNESCO Clubs, the ECO-Youth Choices Drugs Misuse Prevention Programme and the Youth for Sustainable Development Programme.
 ECO-UNESCO’s Young Environmentalist Awards Programme which honours the work of young people between the ages of 10 and 18 who protect, conserve and enhance our environment through local environmental projects, making a difference to their lives and the lives of others locally and globally.
 ECO-UNESCO’s National Youth ECO-Forum
For teachers, leaders, educators and interested adults:
 Training Programmes, which include short Training Courses, FETAC accredited courses (Level 5/6 Sustainable Development) and a Drugs Prevention and Awareness Programme (ECO-Choices).
 Education Resources focused on environmental education and environmental youth work aimed at young people, leaders and teachers. These include resource packs, activity packs, posters and CD-ROMs.
 Consultancy services to groups and agencies who require a specialist approach to environmental education, environmental youth work and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).
 Conferences, Seminars and Exhibitions on ESD, youth work and related topics
For further info contact:
ECO-UNESCO
the greenhouse
17 St Andrew Street
Dublin 2
t. +353 1 6625491
f. +353 1 6625493
e. info@ecounesco.ie
www.ecounesco.ie