About the Council
The Arab Youth Council for Climate Change (AYCCC) is an initiative by the Arab Youth Center in cooperation with the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE), the Office of the UAE’s Special Envoy for Climate Change, and private sector partners under the umbrella of the Arab League. The Council aims to achieve a qualitative leap in the interaction of Arab youth with environmental issues, support youth climate action, and engage young Arabs in developing innovative and sustainable solutions to the climate change challenge.
Support Arab countries in achieving their climate action goals
Suggest effective green solutions for all segments of society in the public and private sectors
Submit strategic recommendations for decision-makers in the Arab world
Represent Arab youth in local and international forums, and voice their opinions and views
Equip Arab youth with the necessary skills to raise awareness and keep up with climate challenges
Encourage investment in enterprises and startups operating in the field
Every two years, the council will host up to twelve young Arabs who are working on climate change portfolios in the government and private sectors, or own enterprises that address the challenges related to climate change, including clean energy, water and natural resources management, and reducing carbon emissions.
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