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Youth Empowerment in Climate Actions Platform
Asia and the Pacific 

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Earth for Us to Protect


The science is clear, countries have a short window of time to take the urgent action necessary to limit average global temperature rise to a safer 1.5 °C. Global warming is already causing long-lasting changes to our climate system and threatens lives and livelihoods around the world.......

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Opportunity Corner

Watch great opportunities and resources here. Join the global organizations to take more actions.



Yes, you can help to achieve climate goals. Every action matters to make our world better. See upcoming events here

Key Activities

YECAP organizes many events on a regular basis to encourage youths to take climate action


Let's see the golden way to achieve a massive climate awareness throughout the world



Awareness for Action

How can youth contribute to making a difference

From a Promise to Action

How can governments engage youth in meaningful ways

Knowledge for Action

Making available curated and relevant thought leadership and research

Resources towards Action

Provide resources to scale up the climate action of young people and youth organizations

Key Activities

Regional Dialogue on Youth Empowerment in

Climate Actions 

Agenda - Diverse range of sessions focusing inspiration, knowledge and action

  • Keynote speeches, a panel on leaving no youth behind, hot seat discussion, a marketplace of opportunities, government and youth organization roundtables, un-conference, the launch of the platform

Delegates - Over 2500 registrations and 1100 participants over 2 days 

  • Youth, government partners, civil society, private sector

  • Over 60% female participants 

Speakers - Over 30 speakers representing alll 4 sub-regions in APAC, 60% female, marginalized communities (PWD, Indigenous)

Pre-Events - Over 20 events engaging over 1000 participants 

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About Us

In the recent years, we have witnessed a growing movement of young people across the Asia-Pacific region calling for action on the climate agenda. Through climate strikes and effective utilization of social media, young people call for governments and other relevant stakeholders to take collective actions on climate change. However, young people are often marginalized and excluded from those decision-making processes that will shape their futures. With this in mind, UNDP Asia-Pacific and the UNFCCC Regional Collaboration Centre for Asia-Pacific, RCC Bangkok, in collaboration with UNICEF East Asia and Pacific, UNICEF South Asia, the British
Council, YOUNGO, Movers Programme and the 2030 Youth Force initiated discussions during the end of 2020 to establish a regional platform for youth empowerment in climate action.

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