The ocean offers a range of mitigation and adaptation opportunities for nations to combat climate change and increase ambition on CO2 emission reduction provided its resources are used sustainably for the benefits of people around the world.
Are you between 16 and 30 years old and are you deeply concerned by the Ocean and climate change?
Do you have a project in mind to raise awareness on climate change and the ocean or an innovative business plan to use marine resources in a sustainable way and combat climate change?
Or maybe you organise ocean literacy activities with children, other young people or a local community?
Or something completely different and unexpected that you think has the potential to change things?
Then we are looking for you!
The #Youth4Ocean Forum is launching a new call for project proposals, designed to promote the ideas of young change-makers! All across Europe, we are looking for young people that either are or would like to develop an ocean and climate-related project and who are keen to become Young Ocean Advocates.
The deadline for submission is December the 15th, 2021.
If your project is successful, you will be accredited as Young Ocean Advocate and you will enjoy a range of benefits and support for your project.
Click HERE to learn more and to apply.
As a Young Ocean Advocate, you will have access to exclusive benefits and resources to make a positive change for the Ocean:
We are looking for all kinds of projects or project ideas that are related to Ocean and Climate. You can find more information in the Guidelines which include a handy FAQ section.
You should be:
Your project or idea should be:
All kinds of ideas to create the Ocean we want are welcome and there’s no limit to imagination!
You can still submit it!
We welcome applications from anyone involved or interested in the sustainable use of marine resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods, and jobs while preserving the health of marine ecosystems.
The Youth4Ocean Forum is at the Conference of the Parties (COP26) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and invites you to join the COP26 Virtual Ocean Pavilion. To find out about our activities and participate, click here.