Participate at the Youth Environmental Education Congress - 13 to 17 March 2022 in Prague (Czech Republic)

The Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) as well as Eco-Schools and LEAF programmes (under Foundation for Environmental Education) is looking to award of a small group engaged 6-8 students to participate in the Youth Environmental Education Congress taking place from 13 – 17 March in Prague, Czech Republic We are looking for students who are interested in sustainable development can be part of the training as well as to report on different climate change related themes by attending sessions and conducting interviews, but who are also able to actively participate in or run workshops and panel debates.

Expected tasks as a Young Reporter for the Environment (YRE) at YEEC

The selected students are expected to be part and reporters of the YEEC. First, students will participate to an entire week training about environmental issues. They will have access to different workshops, trainings, but also trips and visits to local organizations and places. Then, students will have to report their experience at YEEC. Students can choose to make either articles or short videos that that will be published on YRE’s Exposure page. They are also asked to make daily posts on YRE social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) and to represent programmes’ internationally. 

  Requirements of applicants:  

·       Age between 14-25 

·       From  Bosnia & Hercegovina, Czech Republic, Germany, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia or Switzerland

·       Has been involved in the YRE, LEAF or Eco-Schools programmes 

·       Live in the countries above and can travel alone to Prague on the required dates 

·       Good proven skills as a young reporter or an eco-school’s student  

·       Excellent English skills (both spoken and written) 

·       Interested in journalistic types of work  

·       Interested in themes related to ESD, sustainable development and climate change  

 What is covered: 

·       Registration fee (140 EUR)

·       Local costs of accommodation, food, ect. (About 335 EUR)

·       Travel costs (About 200 EUR)


Foundation for Environmental Education can cover 600 EUR per participants and can accommodate about 6-8 people in total depending on the travel costs.

 To apply for this conference, please send the following to the Communications and Public Relations intern Josephine Cresson ( no later than 31 January 2022: 

1.    Brief letter of motivation (max. ½ page in A4) 

2.    CV (max. 2 pages in A4) 

3.    Sample of work previously produced – articles or videos related to the theme of Education for Sustainable Development, SDGs, Environment, etc.   


When signing up for the conference and sending back the information above, you agree that we can process your personal data provided and share them with the relevant travel agencies and meeting planners of Foundation for Environmental Education and the WEEC Network. We process the data so that we can register your participation in the conference and arrange the travels for you. 


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Foundation for Environmental Education 

Scandiagade 13, 2450 Copenhagen SV, DENMARK 

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