Youth

Asia-Pacific Virtual Youth Summit

In celebration of the Youth SDG Challenge 2018, and in conjunction with the 11th Asia-Pacific Regional RCE Meeting and Symposium, the first Asia-Pacific Virtual Youth Summit will be held on 24 September, 2018. This initiative is led by the Asia-Pacific Youth Regional Coordinators, Brittany Hardiman (RCE Greater Western Sydney) and Emmy Rusadi (RCE Yogyakarta).

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RCE Youth Virtual Conference: Migration Adversity and ESD’s Role

Held on 30 April, 2018, the Global RCE Youth Network in collaboration with RCE Kano, RCE London, and RCE Penang, in partnership with the Centre for Global Sustainability Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia brought together European, African and Asian RCEs virtually for the 1st Europe-Africa-Asia RCE Youth Virtual Conference.

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Asia-Pacific SDG Youth Challenge Commences

The first youth-led Asia-Pacific SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Challenge, supported by the RCE network, commenced in February with 30 youth-led projects submitted across 12 RCEs, as well as three ESD-related projects from UNESCO.

During the challenge, youth across the globe will focus on SDG 13: Climate Action and SDG 14: Life Below Water to mobilise on-ground activities in their local region.

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Asia-Pacific 2018 Youth SDG Challenge

Led by the Asia-Pacific Regional Youth Leaders, the first Asia-Pacific SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Challenge will be held in February 2018, focusing on SDG 13: Climate Action and SDG 14: Life Below Water. All Asia-Pacific Youth Focal Points are encouraged to participate, and in turn to lead the mobilisation of on-the-ground activities in their local region.

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RCE Thiruvananthapuram Launches Campus Leaders For Sustainable Development Programme

RCE Thiruvananthapuram has launched a ‘Campus Leaders for Sustainable Development Programme’ in partnership with various government organisations, private entities, civil society organisations and individual mentors committed to the cause of sustainable development.

The programme aims to identify and mould young leaders from university and college campuses to lead the youth in various realms of sustainability and act as torch bearers for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).

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India

RCE Lagos Youth Technology Academy

RCE Lagos is launching its first Youth Technology Academy to showcase the innovative skills of Nigerian youth, connect them with a community and link them with potential donors, philanthropists, organisations and government agencies. It is calling on youth who are interested in driving Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and Sustainable Development (SD) through the use of technology to register to be a part of the academy.

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Nigeria
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Secondary Schools ESD Quiz Competition, RCE Kano

RCE Kano is organizing the maiden edition of its annual quiz competition among some selected private and public secondary schools from 16th October to 1st December, 2017.

The first three weeks will be for sensitization, document sharing and training of the participating schools and students. The frame will be divided into four stages, the general, quarter, semi and final stages.

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