Youth 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

EcoWorld Waste Recycling Workshop in Watamu, Malindi with Mathare Youth

Watamu, Malindi became a city where sparks of waste management is becoming one of its essence. A recent development by 3 different but collaborated groups targeted the well-being of beaches within its vicinity. The intention began by cleaning waste products such as plastics, nets, flip-flops, etc… and recycling them to make art pieces, building blocks,

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Keeping Kibera Safe from COVID-19 – The Story of Kibra Green

Kibra Green is a long time partner of UN-Habitat, helping to clean up the Kibera slum and find employment for young people. Kibra Green is a partner in the COVID-19 Emergency Response happening in the informal settlements globally. Please give a listen to Alfredo, one of the co-founders of Kibera Green, as he explains how

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