Training course "International Environmental Action Days"

When: 8-14 July 2017

Where: Meriharju Nature House, Helsinki, Finland

Who: Luonto-Liitto and Youth and Environment Europe

Project description:

The training course is designed for young environmentalists who are motivated to strengthen civic advocacy skills and create successful environmental campaigns in their organisations. The training course will include sessions by experienced speakers and workshops held by trainers. Activity programme consists of different themes for each day. Themes are most important things what young people will need to handle for organising successful campaigns and developing their current campaigns in your organisation. These topics are strategic planning, project management, lobbying, communications, social media, organising events, youth participation and motivation, fundraising, time management etc. For every session we will have different experts who will give introductions to each topic or speakers who will share their experience. Each participant will have to work on with their own campaigns during workshops and bring their ideas to develop their own campaigns in their organisations.

Aim and objectives:

The aim of the project is to provide space for environmental youth organisations to share their experience and develop various competencies needed for successful environmental campaigns.


  • To share the experience and build up the knowledge and skills needed for organising environmental campaigns
  • To expand the knowledge and skills needed for organising environmental campaigns
  • To provide new tools and methods for organising environmental campaigns
  • To create space for networking and building new international partnerships among environmental youth organisations.