The Green Youth Citizens was launched on 9th December 2013 in Kathmandu, Nepal. It is an innovative youth project proposed to create a transnational network between Europe and Asia. The project is implemented by six partners countries Romania, Spain, Turkey, India, Nepal and Bangladesh.
The main aim of the project is to raise awareness about environmental problems and how we confine ourselves in the exerc
ise of an active citizenship.
To create an open platform for dialogue and mutual comprehension regarding environmental issues,
Specific objectives of the project are:
- To contribute to the promotion of solidarity and tolerance among young people from different countries
- To share best practices among the different countries from Europe and Asia, and creating activities to ensure the respect for environment.
- To assure the access of young people to good practices in the field of environment protection.
- To supplement/compliment the good work of people/organizations active in the field.
The project will target youth from the age group of 18-25 with fewer opportunities, youth who are willing to be actively involved in community life.
About 25 guests from different background/field such as youth environment activists, environment lawyer, youth organizations leaders, community mobilizers and students were invited for their invaluable inputs and feedbacks as we implement the project. Some of the inputs shared by the guests were to focus on existing youth and adolescents club, school’s eco club, grass root level youth as well as advocacy programs such as in the area waste management, urban bird observation, bio-diversity, reusable sanitary pad. Project activities will kick off from January 2014.