Call for participation: Collaborate with policymakers on climate education in higher education

Are you a student (group) not only concerned about the climate emergency but committed to act towards systemic change?


Join the Youth for Climate Education community, empowering youth leaders from around the world to collaborate with policymakers on embedding climate education in higher education curricula.

This is made possible by the Youth and Education project, a collaboration of UNEP and Students Organizing for Sustainability (SOS) International. The work of SOS International is also supported by UNESCO’s World Higher Education Conference (WHEC) Youth Strategy, USPESD, Change the Chamber*Lobby for Climate, and Fridays for Future Climate Education.

We specifically look for students involved in local or national student organizations or individual students willing to step up their climate action.


Your action Our support
  • Form a core group of students committed to be involved in this project
  • Contact policymakers in your country
  • Organize meetings with policymakers
  • Exchange your challenges, strategies, successes and lessons with other students
  • Co-shape the manifesto
  • Advocacy workshops on how to collaborate with policymakers (see dates below)
  • Community calls for exchanging experiences and support among participating students (to be scheduled)
  • Develop a climate education manifesto with policy demands and recommendations
  • Organize a round table to share recommendations with policymakers and higher ed leaders at the UNESCO World Higher Education Conference, 18-20 May



Advocacy workshops:

2nd March: See recording here

27th April, 3-5PM CET (your timezone)



Questions? Contact