Youth Voices for Climate Action Campaign


*There is an urgent, significant need to align the social and economic recovery from COVID-19 with raised climate ambition, for a so-called “green recovery.” By doing this, countries will not only utilize the opportunity to redesign systems in a more environmentally sensitive way but avoid the double spending that will inevitably occur if they do not move to tackle climate change today.  

How can Asia and the Pacific realize a green recovery? Let us know!
What are youth saying? See here.



About the Campaign

The ESCAP Youth Voices for Climate Action (YV4CA) campaign serves as an inclusive platform for youth in the Asia-Pacific region to make their voices heard on climate action. By making your voice heard on this critical issue, you can inspire others to do the same and move policy makers in your country to accelerate climate action.

The overarching goals of YV4CA, which are aligned with the ActNow UN campaign, are to create a space for young people to:

  • share views on how climate change is impacting young people’s lives;
  • showcase grassroots youth initiatives making positive impacts for all;
  • make decision-makers aware of young people’s need for urgent climate action.

This is your campaign!

How to join?

To start, take the YV4CA survey (don't worry, it's short!) and or submit a statement (details in the dedicated tab below). Next, you can adopt the campaign by sharing it among your network, exponentially increasing your impact. For this, you can use the materials from our social media and outreach assets package. Finally, you can apply through us to join the campaign as a YV4CA Advocate! Scroll down for details on YV4CA Advocates. 





Take the Survey

How does climate change impact you? What climate actions does your government need to take? Let the world know! The survey results can be found here.

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Submit a Statement

Make your voice heard! Submit a statement expressing your opinions, ideas, and concerns surrounding the imperative need for climate action in your home country and beyond. You can submit an official video or written statement using the buttons below. 

Alternatively, you can  share a statement on social media. Simply tag your social media post or video with #APyouth4climate. It's that easy!


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Voices of YV4CA

Hear what youth are saying about climate action!

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Become a Campaign Advocate

YV4CA Advocates are the driving force behind Youth Voices for Climate Action. With their energy and ideas, they have helped coordinate the submission of youth voices from across the Asia-Pacific, referred other advocates, and demonstrated their commitment to climate action and sustainability by highlighting their accomplishments here.  

By becoming a YV4CA Youth Advocate, you can formally adopt the campaign by spreading word of it and assisting in collecting youth voices from your country and beyond. In addition, you can make use of our campaign’s platform to feature your own climate action campaign or initiatives. Also, by joining YV4CA as a Youth Advocate, you will have a direct line to other Advocates and YV4CA partner organizations from across the Asia-Pacific. 

Apply to become a YV4CA Youth Advocate!


Meet the YV4CA Youth Advocates

Click here to meet the YV4CA Advocates!


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Social Media and Outreach Material

You are encouraged to adopt the campaign by sharing it among your friends and network. For this, you can use the materials from our social media and outreach assets package. Also, if you are a proactive youth, you can apply to join as a YV4CA Advocate (see "Become a Campaign Advocate" for more details). 

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News and Updates

See news and updates on the campaign!

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Learn More About Climate Action

Learn more about Climate Action!

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For any questions regarding the YV4CA campaign, including how you or your organization can become involved, fill out the contact form here.

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YV4CA Partners

                               SDG Help Desk   EarthLanka   youthink center

                              youth4sdg              Earth Day Network                Global Climate Justice

                           Youth Foundation of Bangladesh                  Buddhist Tzu Chi                     WYF

                         IYAP                            YFEED
                               PSP Logo   Y4CAP  

                                AP Climate Project