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EACEA National Policies Platform


9. Youth and the World

Last update: 22 January 2021

LAST MODIFIED ON: 11/11/2020 - 21:13

Youth policies do not specifically mention global issues such as climate change, green production and consumption, human rights, international development and the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals, nor does the Northern Ireland Executive currently monitor young people's awareness of, and interest in, global issues.

However, global and environmental education is well-supported by a range of resources and programmes. These include centrally-supported environmental programmes, such as the Eco-Schools and Eco-Campus award programmes and others offered through charitable and other third sector (voluntary) organisations.