Green Youth Movement of the Philippines
(GYM PHILIPPINES)

"working towards a greener, better future"



Why should the Filipino youth get involved in green initiatives?

  • comprises 30 % of the country's population
  • especially the children, are highly vulnerable to environmental degradation and disasters
  • the ones who will inherit the responsibility of taking care of the environment
  • has high intellectual capacity for green initiatives
  • has strong ability to mobilize
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    Why build a youth movement?

  • to spur youth potentials for environmental conservation efforts
  • to help institutionalize environmental concerns in the education process
  • THE GREEN YOUTH MOVEMENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

  • will organize a high-profile youth arm that will support environmental education on green consumerism and green business
  • will advance the role of the Filipino youth in the promotion of environmental protection towards sustainable development
  • will stimulate and provide venue for participatory action and establish mechanisms for youth access and representation in national development concerns
  • will expand educational opportunities and developmental responsibility
  • will establish networks with other like-minded local and international organizations
  • MAIN ACTIVITIES

  • Orientation Meetings
  • Environmental Exposure Tours
  • Eco-fashion shows
  • Organizing
  • Sports Development Activities
  • Environmental and Other Capacity-Building Trainings and Workshops
  • Enviro-mercials
  • Eco-Information Exchange
  • Web Blogging and Social Networking
  • Lobbying
  • Tree Planting
  • Flash Mob Dances
  • TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE! JOIN NOW!