Now in its 18th year, the YEA is open to young people aged 10-18 across the island of Ireland who are passionate and want to take action to protect the environment. This exciting programme sees groups from schools, youth and community organisations come up with real solutions to a host of environmental issues, often benefiting their schools, communities and having impact on global environmental issues.
A "YEA Road Show" will be travelling around towns and villages across Ireland to inspire young people to start their very own eco-action projects. This YEA regional training will provide young people, their teachers and youth leaders with the skills and know-how to transform their ideas into real life action projects. The training will be provided to all registered groups free of charge from October to November.
YEA Step by Step
Interested groups register online: www.ecounesco.ie/register-now.
Registered groups take part in free '6 Steps to Success' regional training: http://ecounesco.ie/regional-training.
Registered groups submit their ECO-action projects.
Shortlisted groups are invited to pitch their projects to a panel of expert regional judges at ECO-Den semi-final rounds.
Finalists showcase their projects at the national YEA Showcase and Awards Ceremony.
Get a feel for the event by viewing YEA 2016 Showcase & Awards video.
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