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Global Youth Declaration on Environment


Global Youth Declaration on Environment is a pivotal commitment statement that has emerged from the Global Youth Environment Assembly 2024 from 17-18 February 2024 in Nairobi, Kenya. This declaration is poised to represent the collective voice of youth from diverse regions, backgrounds, and perspectives, uniting in a resounding call for effective, inclusive, and sustainable global actions to address climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution. It encapsulates the aspirations, insights, and recommendations of the youth delegates, signaling their unwavering dedication to shaping a greener and more sustainable future. Global Youth Environment Declaration 2024 serves as a powerful advocacy tool, driving the agenda for positive environmental change and inspiring broader international efforts to safeguard our planet for future generations.

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Formulation Process of the Global Youth Declaration

Children and Youth Major Group (CYMG), through its Policy Coordination Group (PCG), organized a series of consultations virtually over December 2023 and January 2024 to facilitate the process of collecting inputs from the constituents and preparing the drafts of the Global Youth Declaration. The revised draft was then presented at the Final Consultation during the Global Youth Environment Assembly on 17th February 2024, in-person at UNON, Nairobi, Kenya, and online (Zoom), to consult with the constituency members and launch the final version of the declaration before UNEA6. 

First Virtual Consultation


Date: 13 January 2024​

Time: 1400 - 1530 UTC

Platform: Zoom

Second Virtual Consultation

Date: 26 January 2024 

Time: 1400 - 1600 UTC

Platform: Zoom

Third Virtual Consultation


Date: 11 February 2024

Time: 1400 - 1600 UTC

Platform: Zoom

Final Consultation

(At Global YEA 2024)

Date: 17 February 2024

Time: 14:30 - 18:00 UTC

Platform: CR1, UNON, Nairobi, Kenya and Zoom


For more information, please contact the CYMG co-leads for the declaration:

Aishwarya V and Sharon Mutende

Policy Coordination Group (PCG) Facilitators

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