Not a member of the Youth4Ocean Forum? You are welcome to view the information and resources on the Youth4Ocean Forum without logging in. If you would like to add content, resources or events, share your ideas or exchange with other members in the discussion forum, you need to create your EU Login and become member of our online community. We are looking forward to getting you onboard! Registration for our online community is open to everyone and free. Detailed information on how to register can be found below.
You carry out ocean educational or conservation activities, or have an arts project or an entrepreneural business case in mind that has the potential to change things for the ocean in your area and you are looking for a more active engagement with the Youth4Ocean Forum or EU4Ocean experts. Then you can submit your project and get accredited as EU Young Ocean Advocate.
Relationships with forum members and the EU4Ocean Coalition members and partners:
Members will conduct their dealings with each other in ways that:
Further information on the activities, organisation, governance and roles of members is available in the Terms of Reference of the Youth4Ocean Forum.
Step 1: Create your EU Login
The EU4Ocean Platform is hosted on the official maritime forum website of the European Commission. Therefore, you need to have your EU Login and password to participate in our online community.
If you already have an EU login, you can login to the maritime forum website and skip this step.
Detailed instructions and step by step guidelines for the EU Login are also available in the website user manual.
Step 2: Get member of our community!
Get a member of the Youth4Ocean online community by clicking on this link.
As a member of our Youth4Ocean Forum Online Community, you can get involved by posting articles about your own activities or exchange ideas with other members in the discussion forum. For detailed explanations on how to use the technical functionalities of the website, please take a look in our website handbook.
Young people between 16 and 30 years old can submit their projects and apply for accreditation of the European Union as EU Young Ocean Advocate.
As an EU Young Ocean Advocate you will have the chance to showcase your project, participate and pitch your ideas in European events, connect with mentors, network with leading European experts, participate in working groups along with stakeholders and decision-makers to address ocean challenges, and benefit from coaching and mentoring resources to make a positive change.
Your short biography and your project(s) will be supported and showcased on the Youth4Ocean Forum and at European events to enhance their wider take-up and impact. Learn more here.
If you are over 30 years old and you want to become involved in the Youth4Ocean Forum as the EU Young Ocean Advocate mentor, please apply for EU4Ocean Platform membership here.