Youth and Sustainable Development Strategies

Matsh Youth Development
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Professional Training
3 days
1,790 USD
Full time
Professional Training
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1,790 USD
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Youth and Sustainable Development Strategies

Course description

Youth and Sustainable Development Strategies

This program provides strategies for Youth Sustainable Development Projects. It is also explores the need to raise awareness about sustainable development for young generations, addressing the importance of the balance between development process and environmental protection. In this program, we present the key role that young people can play towards the sustainable development. As stated in Rio Declaration on Environment and Development 1992: “Principle 21: The creativity, ideals and courage of the youth of the world should be mobilised to forge a global partnership in order to achieve sustainable development and ensure a better future for all.” 

Suitability - Who should attend?

  • Professionals of environment and Sustainable development departments.
  • Youth Workers, in government departments, corporates and NGOs.
  • Student activities coordinators.
  • Professionals responsible for policy formulation and strategy development in youth focused organizations.
  • Young Leaders
  • Schools and universities educators.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

When you successfully complete this program, you should be able to:

  • Increase your knowledge of the sustainable development and environmental issues that affect youth around the world.
  • Provide you with the skills that will enable you to contribute to positive change in the present state of the environment.
  • Work with a youth group to design and undertake an environmental/ sustainable development-related project.
  • Enable you to lead and support group activities that will help to promote environmentally sustainable development.
  • Design a project that gives clear expression to the principles of sustainable development.
  • Evaluate projects in terms of their contribution to sustainable development.

Training Course Content

Day 1

  • Youth and sustainable development
  • Opportunities for young people
  • International Youth Federation (IYF)
  • The Caribbean Youth Environment Network (CYEN)
  • Youth as initiators
  • Youth as activists
  • The social environment
  • The relationship between the environment and development
  • Youth concerns and Responses

Day 2

  • Sustainable Development Project Elements
  • Environmental
  • Economic
  • Socio-cultural
  • Technological
  • Sustainable Development Strategies
  • The World Resources Institute model
  • Environmental and technological objectives
  • Economic and socio-cultural objectives
  • Socio-economic and cultural objectives
  • Ecological objectives

Day 3

  • The World Bank approach
  • The sustainability matrix
  • Sustainability as opportunity
  • Youth and Sustainable development Practical Case Studies
  • Young Conservationists Club (YCC), Thailand
  • Fiji National Youth Council (FNYC)
  • Association of Friends of Nature Clubs (ACAN), Cameroon
  • JEMS, St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

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Matsh Youth Development

Matsh Youth Development aims to collaborate on the professionalization of youth work in the Middle East, Africa and Asia by providing Youth Development and Youth Work capacity building programs for youth workers, formulating code of ethics and standards for youth...

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813, The Oberoi Tower
1493 Dubai

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Ahsan Niat Khan
It will be safe to say that the Youth and Sustainable Strategies course that I underwent with Matsh was not just well desgines but also extremely relevant and practical which shows the amount of time, efforts and professionalism that goes behind desging the content of each course, along with the experience and knowledge of the speaker who was le...
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