Time is running out to apply to join the World Ocean Day Youth Advisory Council for 2022-2023, and work with other leaders to grow the global movement!
Do you want to sharpen your advocacy skills, and collaborate with other young people around the world? Have some extra free time this weekend?
It takes just 10 minutes to apply!
Deadline to apply: this Wednesday, 27 July, 2022
The World Ocean Day Youth Advisory Council is a group of 20-25 young people from countries around the world who are already actively engaged in conservation efforts in their communities. They come together to share their efforts with each other and the world, develop their leadership skills to strengthen their impact, and inspire millions of other people to take action for our blue planet.
Formed in 2016, the Council helps develop World Ocean Day into a unique opportunity to connect and unite the world for a healthier ocean and a more sustainable society. The primary goal is to strengthen youth engagement and leadership for our shared ocean, which covers 71% of our planet and connects us all. Learn more about the mission and history of World Ocean Day here.
Apply to join the Youth Advisory Council if you:
- …are already committed to protecting our blue planet, with a recognition of the connection between the ocean and climate, and are willing to share your experience, expertise, and ideas with others to encourage more people around the world to engage in actions that will protect and restore the environment;
- …value collaboration and action as key strategies for making a tangible difference; and
- …desire to develop and strengthen essential advocacy skills such as event planning, network outreach, setting conservation action goals, and more!
Applicants aged 16-23 from anywhere in the world are encouraged to apply.
Let’s work for “One Ocean, One Climate, One Future – Together.”