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Be The Future Voice of Climate Action Leaders

The world is in a crisis. A climate crisis. An urgent crisis. However, a crisis we can solve together.

 

Project VOCAL (Voice Of Climate Action Leaders) aims to empower young people aged 18-35 to lead action for the environment. 

 

VOCAL is proudly curated by EcoKnights and funded by the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) assisted through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

 

VOCAL aims to bridge the connection between youths who are eager to create a better world, decision makers of environmental policies and climate action leaders. From different backgrounds we merge to create a sustainable future.

Unity for Environmental Accountability

Objectives of VOCAL

 

Amplification of Youth Efforts

To bring forth the voice of youths who are actively tackling environmental issues to the public eye and relevant policy-makers in order to influence governmental regulations and policies in the environmental sector via strong public support

 

Capacity Building of Youth

To train youths participating in Project VOCAL (VOCALists) in addressing environmental issues through capacity building programs

 

Exposure & Unity

To increase the number of youths who are passionate and concerned about environmental sustainability and unify them under one umbrella initiative

Become A VOCAList

The journey of a thousand miles begins with the one step. The journey for climate advocacy and accountability begins with YOU. Join us to lead the path to a better future. Become a VOCAList and you will gain access to:

  • our capacity building programs
  • our talks and events featuring experts from varying disciplines
  • the Project VOCAL Hackathon

All this for FREE! All are welcome, regardless of your background and environmental awareness. Be a VOCAList!

CLICK BELOW TO BE A CLIMATE ACTION LEADER NOW!

VOCAL Timeline

Project VOCAL has four phases in total:

1. Systematization

2. Deployment

3. Replication

4. Monitoring.

 

VOCAL is currently in its first phase. For more information about VOCAL and its timeline, head over to our News section or you can read the VOCAL proposal deck.

Project VOCAL Activities

Social Media

Track Project VOCAL’s journey through social media campaigns. Follow the hashtag #VocalEK

Media Engagement

Utilising strong networks between its partners, Project VOCAL will be engaged with various media outlets across Malaysia

Please note: In line with current social landscapes of distancing, some of Project VOCAL’s activities may be conducted virtually instead.

Government Engagement

VOCAL aims to engage with government officials and policymakers. Bringing the power of youth perspectives forward to relevant authorities, facilitated by the global reach of GEF SGP and UNDP.

Become Part of VOCAL

If being a Climate Action Leader is something appealing and endearing to you, become a part of Project VOCAL today!

#MYLCOY2020

A Six-Day Regional Youth Climate Summit

Register now for the only virtual Local Conference of Youth (LCOY) in ASEAN this year! 

 

Tune in to join climate experts, leaders, activists and passionate youth from across Southeast Asia to learn about climate action. 

 

Visit the website for easy access to registration, speakers’ bios, programme schedule, and everything else you’ll need for the best experience!

Catch our very own Project VOCAL Ambassador Affan Nasaruddin in ‘Evidence-based Climate Policymaking From The Ground Up’. 

 

Date: 28th November 2020

Time: 2 – 3.30pm

 

Panellists: 

  • Bryan Yong, MYD
  • Jasmin Ilham, UNICEF
  • Affan Nasaruddin, UM Water Warriors

 

Moderated by:

  • Robin Goon of MYD

 

Don’t miss out, and be sure to check out the other events that will be taking place!




Pitch Your Voice!

Project VOCAL is calling for all youths in Malaysia who are currently working on grassroots, on-the-ground work tackling climate issues to submit your project proposal to us!

 

Pitch Your Voice is Project VOCAL’s next capacity building activity, which is a mentorship program that aims to elevate and enhance the work of our youths!

 

If a majority of your team/group/organization members are within the age of 18-35 years and your current work focuses on (1) Deforestation, logging or tree planting, (2) Climate education, (3) Water-related issues, (4) Air-related issues, or (5) Waste Management, we want to hear from YOU!

 

 

Click below to read more!

Change for Climate Report

In celebration of World Children’s Day 2020, Project VOCAL has supported the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in developing this report to learn more about Malaysian youths’ understanding on climate change.

 

To find out more and learn how you can play your part in climate advocacy, check out the full report! 

 

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Upcoming Events

Youths and SDGs

The Sustainable Development Goals by the United Nations serve as foundations for society to mobilise impactful change. It is our mission in Project VOCAL to provide a platform for youths to drive actualisation of the SDGs. 

Youths are identified as the change-makers and critical thinkers of tomorrow. Youths are also the innovators, communicators and future leaders of our world. (Source: United Nations)

GEF SGP & UNDP

The Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) is an initiative created to give the financial and technical support required to drive environmental projects.

In a partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), GEF SGP provides support to over 70 NGOs and EcoKnights is grateful to have their support for VOCAL.

Find out more at the GEF SGP website.

Become a Climate Action Leader Now!

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