Young4Climate – Raising awareness and building knowledge of young generation fighting climate crisis

Young4Climate is a project approved and implemented as part of the program “Mitigation and adaptation to climate change” (SK-Klíma) co-financed by the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014-2021 and the state budget of the Slovak Republic.

Project aims to increase the awareness level on climate crisis adaptation and mitigation by delivering the series of innovative awareness raising activities targeting especially the pupils and their relatives at 62 secondary schools in Košice region.

Project improves the level of awareness about climate adaptation and mitigation among the pupils of secondary schools, as the future generation that will be forced to tackle the climate crisis, helping them to understand the climate agenda and preparing them to fight the climate crisis, starting the action within their communities reaching the global United Nations´ Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Nr. 13 Climate Action – Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts. Project also targets the general public concentrated around secondary schools, like teachers, school staff, family, relatives and friends.

Project activities:

  • Serious game and social media campaigns
  • Awareness raising activities on climate change mitigation and adaptation carried out
  • Demonstration measures and educational sites

Project outputs:

  • 7 thematic campaigns on climate adapation and mitigation conducted via serious game and social media
  • The voting contest among schools
  • The implementation of the demonstration measures as the educational areas
  • The general project promotion via project website and information events.

Project partners:

  • European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation Via Carpatia
  • Technical University in Košice
  • Smart Inovation Norway AS

Duration of the Project:

  • 03.05.2022 – 30.04.2024

Financial contribution from Contribution from the Norwegian financial mechanism 2014 – 2021

  • 317 563,00 €

Contribution from the Slovak State Budget

  • 56 040,00 €