Nigerian Youth Climate Coalition (NYCC) has been contracted to implement a 8th-Month Youth Communication Projects towards building a Youth Response to Climate Change. The Project is knwn as Engaging Naija Youth on Climate Change Project. NYCC is Partnering with Youth Aid Organization for Africa (YAOFA) to implement this project. NYCC hopes to bring together (across states) youth led organizations with common interest to contribute to sustainable national development. The organization also makes for meaningful youth engagement in local and national climate policies in Nigeria, while inspiring and stimulating the growth of the culture of professionalism among young people working for sustainable environmental balance.
The Project is funded by Building Nigeria’s Response to Climate Change (BNRCC) through The Nigeria Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST).
Project Activities includes; Peer-Led Capacity Building, Establishment of Climate Change Clubs, Production and distribution of Youth friendly IEC material on Climate change, Youth Media Dialogue, tagged “Powershift Naija 2010″ and numerous networking activity. The project is was launched on April 23rd, 2010 during 2010 Earth Day Celebration and 350.org Climate MeetUp Event organised by NYCC in Abuja.