Taking our voices to COP26

In August this year, the Youth4MPAs in partnership with WILDOCEANS held a virtual African Youth Summit (AYS) which aimed to build ownership and stewardship amongst African Youth on several themes related to Ocean Protection. One of the key goals of the summit was to help craft coherent messages from youth across Africa on challenges that…

Read More

Launch of the AYS Youth Statement

The Youth for Marine Protected Areas (Youth4MPAs) held the first-ever virtual African Youth Summit in August 2021, which fostered an opportunity for over 500 youth from across the African Continent to come together over two days and unpack ocean protection from an African perspective. The summit was conceived by the youth, for the youth, with…

Read More

African Youth Unifying for Ocean protection: African Youth Summit Our Africa, Our Ocean, Our Future

African Youth Unifying for Ocean protection: African Youth Summit Our Africa, Our Ocean, Our Future. In the first-ever virtual event of its kind on the continent, a youth driven marine group called Youth4MPAs in partnership with WILDOCEANS, and supported by World Surf League PURE, The Pew Charitable Trusts and Oceans5 has launched an African Youth…

Read More

Press Release: 19 July 2021

African Youth Unifying for Ocean protection: African Youth Summit Our Africa, Our Ocean, Our Future. In the first-ever virtual event of its kind on the continent, a youth driven marine group called Youth4MPAs in partnership with WILDOCEANS, and supported by World Surf League PURE, The Pew Charitable Trusts and Oceans5 has launched an African Youth…

Read More