Young Climate Changemakers

Young people are valuable contributors to climate action. They are agents of change, entrepreneurs and innovators. Whether through education, science or technology, young people are scaling up their efforts and using their skills to accelerate climate action.

Youth Climate Changemakers believe in

Partnerships for the Global Goals

Meaningful youth enagement through a partnership between youth-led organizations, local and national governments, and civil society.


Youth and youth-led organizations have the ability to effect change many times the resources invested in them.

Capacity Building for Climate Action

New strategies must be undertaken, and youth will need to have their skills upgraded and new skills learned

Youth Climate Changemakers at COP27

Climate Changemaker Leah Namugerwa Speaking at the Opening of COP27

COP27 has been nicknamed “The African COP”. If COP27 is to truly deliver, we must be ready to  face some truth. Some truth is that we have faced decades of inaction from world leaders.

More news and stories about Youth Climate Chanemakers

World Cities Day from the Urban Youth Perspective: A Glimpse into the Future of Sustainable Cities

Sustainable policies and urban planning create green jobs and opportunities for the youth, enable digital connectivity and advance gender equality. António Guterres UN Secretary-General Read the full statement of the Youth Advisory Board on the occasion of the World Cities Day 2023 here. Revisiting Urban Agenda in Istanbul World Cities Day 2023, held in Üsküdar,

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Meet the UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board 2023-2025!

I am thrilled by the energy and innovation the Youth Advisory Board brings to UN-Habitat. Their passion for sustainable development is inspiring. Together, we’re forging a brighter, more inclusive future for cities worldwide. Michal Mlynár UN-Habitat Deputy Executive Director 7 November, 2023, Nairobi. – In the face of rapid urbanization, the United Nations Human Settlements

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Be a Change Agent! UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board Applications Now Open!

2 October 2023, Nairobi. – Are you between 18 and 32 years old? Do you want to help integrate the voices of urban youth into UN-Habitat’s global strategy and initiatives? UN-Habitat is excited to announce the opening of applications for the 2023-2025 UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board (YAB)! About the UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board The Youth

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