Unesco Green Citizens

School of Eco Diplomacy

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Project begin: 01/01/2018

In Indonesia, on the border of the tropical forest and marine ecosystems, a training program in eco-diplomacy is offered to young people. Its objective: to understand and become an actor of social and ecological change.

Leading organisation: EcoNusa Foundation
The country where the team is based: Indonesia
Covered Countries: Indonesia
Theme: Biodiversity, Education for Sustainable Development, Local and Indigenous Knowledge, Ocean
Sub-themes: Cities, Climate change, Coastal resource management, Cultural diversity, Environment, Food and food security, Forests and desertification, Knowledge sharing, Knowledge sharing, Natural resource management, Ocean education, Protecting marine ecosystems, Sustainable living, Waste management
Tag: #Women #Youth
Selection: 2022
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Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world and a geographically diverse area. It faces enormous challenges in preserving nature and people’s livelihoods.

Young people, who represent 30% of the population, need knowledge and a mindset for sustainable development in order to have sovereignty in the management of natural resources. This is why the EcoNusa Foundation decided to launch the School of Eco-Diplomacy (SED) program. The objective? To increase the capacity and participation of the younger generation, young professionals in promoting ecological diversity, cultural values and sustainability issues in Indonesia. In particular in Papua, West Papua and the Molucca Islands, in the heart of the forest and ocean ecosystem.

Understand to act

The School of Eco-Diplomacy offers a training program for urban youth to understand ecology and the climate crisis, identify problems in the local context, examine root causes, develop ideas for change. The program develops their potential, equips them with soft skills, encourages them to define an action plan and discuss with decision makers. After the training, they develop projects that are monitored, mentored and supported by a youth network called Eco Defender. 184 young people, aged between 16 and 30, have participated in this program. The EcoNusa Foundation aims to move from informal to formal education and to serve as a reference for young people in learning and mastering eco-diplomacy skills.

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