-Youth Preparatory COP 15 Meeting: The Nigerian youth prep meeting is holding to create awareness of environmental issues as the coalition prepares for the United Nation International Climate Change conference holding later in
in December. Copenhagen
Environmental stakeholders, policy makers, friends of the environment will come together to raise awareness. This our programme of activities to celebrate our achievement and officially lunch the Formation of Climate Action Youth Groups. It will lay emphasize on key areas in which we work, which we are learning, culture and social impact
-Post Copenhagen Youth Development Strategy (PCYDS)
As a youth coalition, efforts is on to develop & design a Post Copenhagen Youth Development Strategy (PCYDS) which will facilitate a youth response towards climate change impact mitigation& adaptation of post Copenhagen documents in the likes of today’s Nigeria peculiarities and environmental challenges
The strategy will formally launch a process of developing the Common Youth Climate Change Response Policy and Action Plan. In this regard, the
will lay a firm foundation for the policy development process and will also
ensure that all stakeholders, both public and private, are clear on their roles
and responsibilities in shaping this important policy. Summit
-Campus Climate Change Show:
The Campus Climate Show (CCS), is a proposed media campaign program of the organization to reach out to the over 60 million young population in the country through, radio, and Television campaign and educative programmes, the objectives of CCS is to raise awareness on the negative impact of climate change and the need for young people to take action and to educate other young people in the country on issues around Climate Change, Environment and population issues, health and rights education, and gender.
-Establishments of Green clubs: NYCC has been able to establish youth focused Climae change clubs in some secondary and university institutions respectively The aim of these clubs is to promote Climate Change impact mitigation, adaptation. These Green Clubs exists to discover, inspire, develop and connect young people who are passionate about their environment and also clear their path in the world by changing the culture of organizations and the direction of policy. We’re creating a world in which young people have the confidence to lead and everyone understands we need them to.
-Engaging Naija Youth on Climate Change Project: This is a Climate Change youth communication project that runs in Niger Delta states of Delta, Imo and Ondo states. This funded by BNRCC/NEXT. This project involved peer education and Media Advocacy with the establishment of Climate Change school Clubs in the project states. (April – Nov. 2010) One major activity of the prject is the youth Media Dialogue on Climate slated for August 16th 2010 and to Celebrate International Year of the Youth
-Climate Change Book Project: NYCC is currently collecting and drafting a climate change book, titled “Climate Change and Young People in Nigeria: Nigerian Youth see their Future in the Balance”. The overall goal of this book project is to acknowledge work done, inspire and inform more young people while enhancing youth Policy advocacy in Nigeria. Again we want to celebrate young people who are at the Frontier on Climate change in Nigeria. We won’t die silently.
-Youth Pre-COP16 Project: “One House One voice”: Preparing Nigerian Youth for effective and result orientation Participation at COP16, Cancum, Mexico. The project will include a two-day workshop on youth participation at the UN and the development of Nigerian Youth Position of COP16. The will also be a press conference. NYCC will collaborate with Development Agency and Partners to achieve this goal.
-Low Carbon Paper Youth workshop: Everywhere you look you see one thing: paper. From posters and notebooks to cardboard boxes and magazines, paper is part of our everyday lives. Paper takes up over 40% of our waste stream, making it the top material that we throw away. That means for every 100 pounds of trash we throw away, about 35 pounds of it is paper! If we could just recycle one morning newspaper every day, we could save 41,000 trees from being cut down and greatly reduce our carbon footprint. We believe that each of us holds an obligation to preserve and protect our environment. Through our everyday choices and actions, we collectively have a huge impact on our world. It's really a simple concept, but one with far reaching effects. NYCC is thus facilitated a low carbon recycling workshop in Abuja for 30 youths using simply business model under the a program titled "Project A2A" From Awareness to Action! The business model is quite simple
National Youth Conference on Climate Change (NYCCC).
The Annual gathering of young people to discuss climate change and conservation issues within Nigeria and around the world, calling for a fairer, clean and just future for the Nigerian Youth with the transformational change in mindset towards thinking globally and acting locally. Using Music, theater and drama, the event aims to empower and educate young people on climate related issues and to draw the attention of Government, development partners and other stakeholders to the need to actively involve young people in global environmental governance process. The event acts as a preparatory process for the Annual United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties which Nigeria is a signatory and the Celebration of International Youth Day (IYD) joining the global youth to demand urgent and immediate actions on climate change.