It is so essential to empower the young people of today to help find solutions to plastic pollution. Here are some of our favourite youth leadership programmes for kids fighting plastic pollution.


Our Ocean Youth Summit 2020

As an integral part of the Our Ocean Conference, Sustainable Ocean Alliance and the University of Tromsø will co-host in cooperation with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the fourth Our Ocean Youth Leadership Summit, which will take place in Oslo, Norway on October 23-24, 2019. The summit is an opportunity to inspire, inform, and empower youth participants to build holistic solutions that better balance the needs of society, industry and the ocean environment


United Nations Environment Programme’s Tide Turners Plastic Challenge 

The Tide Turners Plastic Challenge Badge, supported and funded by the UK Government’s Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture, has recently been developed as part of UN Environment’s Clean Seas Campaign to educate young people about plastic pollution and to encourage them to play a part in resolving pressing environmental issues.


The Ocean Project

Youth engagement and leadership development is a top priority of The Ocean Project. This collaborative initiative, is based on years of comprehensive research that underscores the importance of engaging younger generations in conservation — helps develop a broad, diverse, active, and united youth constituency for our blue planet.


Sea Youth Rise Up

Sea Youth Rise Up is not a single organization. It’s an initiative that provides a strong platform for today’s brightest young minds who love the ocean. Spread new ideas that can work for the future of our blue planet. We are 100%  collaborative and focused on teamwork. Open to building exciting strategies with like-minded individuals and organizations that fully engage the power of youth.