2023 Conference of Youth on Environment and Climate (COYEC) for Young people in Nigeria

Deadline: June 3, 2023.

The Conference of Youth on Environment and Climate (COYEC) is a 3-day hybrid event aimed at bringing together young leaders and climate actors from different regions of Nigeria. COYEC’23 is anticipated to, among other things, encourage young people in Nigeria to participate in environmental and climate actions in their communities, foster collaboration and partnerships among youth-led organizations, and contribute to the development of new ideas and solutions for environmental and climate issues specific to Nigeria through the sharing of experiences and knowledge.

The goal of COYEC is to provide young leaders and climate actors with the necessary knowledge and capacity to take action toward solving climate and environmental challenges in Nigeria. The theme of the event is “Youth-led Action for Climate Resilience and Sustainable Development.”

The conference is a hybrid event, with a mix of Keynote lectures, Plenary and Parallel Sessions, Technical presentations, Panel Sessions, Roundtables, Workshops, Exhibitions, and among others. The event will commence with a nationwide campaign on 5th June 2023, further with the main Conference on the 6th and 7th of June 2023 in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.


  1. Application open to all young actors
  2. Applicant must be between 18-40years old.


  1. The conference will provide hands-on training and opportunity for participants to learn from experts on a range of environmental issues, including climate change, biodiversity loss, renewable energy, and sustainable development.
  2. The COYEC Leadership and Innovation Awards recognise individuals and organisations who have made significant contributions to the fight against climate change and environmental challenges. 


  1. Delegates are to register via https://forms.gle/HTrpdtyVUytTVXD36. The deadline for physical participants to register is 26th May 2023 while registration for virtual participants ends on 3rd of June 2023.
  2. Kindly visit https://forms.gle/SSYEMbHnTxxxGyM86  to learn more about the numerous categories of COYEC Awards. Nominations close on Sunday, May 28, 2023, at 10:00PM (WAT).
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