What is UNEP UNESCO youthXchange?
YouthXchange is a train the trainer tool that aims to promote sustainable consumption
patterns among young consumers worldwide. The kit provides statistics, case
studies, games, examples of real companies going more sustainable, and direction
on how explain sustainable lifestyles to a young audience. The topics are tackled
under youth-oriented headings: clothing, leisure, travels, underground culture,
experiences of other young people etc.
The fundamental message the youthXchange training kit delivers is: there is
a trend worldwide that tries to make the world more sustainable also through
consumer actions, change is possible through day to day actions and networks
among people that are engaged locally and globally.
This group is composed of youth - in both developed and developing countries
- that have access to education, media, and internet; they are likely to shape
attitudes, values and behaviour and the habits they develop now will influence
the future consumption patterns. They are the future decision makers.
For more information, see www.youthxchange.org
This publication is available in: Arabic,
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