The British Council’s ‘Youth for Climate Action (YCA)’ project is offering Nepalese youth an opportunity to engage in community-level climate actions- raising awareness, mitigation, and adaptation to develop their knowledge, leadership skills, and networks to offer better, more impactful, and sustainable solutions to pressing social, economic, and environmental issues.
The project is providing skills and capabilities to young people, connecting them to changemakers and enabling them to act to deliver outcomes in their communities.
The project is being implemented in partnership with the Association of Youth Organizations in Nepal (AYON). 72 young influencers from Kathmandu, Gandaki and Sudurpaschim provinces received training on youth leadership for climate action and further support with seed funding to initiate small steps as social action projects to influence change in their communities.
Through the social action projects, participating youths became active and valuable contributors to community-level climate actions, through youth engagement and empowerment.
Various inclusive social climate action projects run by young leaders through social mobilisation: