Endorser organisations

We cooperate with many motivated partners, mainly Austrian youth organisations and other associations, persons, institutions and companies active in the sustainability and specifically climate fields. You can find our sponsors here, we are still looking for reinforcement! Here you can submit a programme contribution. We'll be happy to hear from you!

Patronage

LCOY Austria is being endorsed by vice-major Maria Vassilakou, who has city councilor for climate protection has chosen to take on patronage.

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The global climate crisis concerns all of us, in particular however young people. They are the ones that will be confronted by the consequences of climate change for their entire life as well as the ones that have to cope with it. As such it is especially important for them to raise their voices in the search for a solution concerning one of the biggest issues of our time and also demand ambitious climate politics. Thus they have my full support! (translated) - Maria Vassilakou
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Youth Organisations

Generation Earth is a colorful network of young people that empower “active citizens” and takes action for the planet, society, and the wellbeing of others, supported by WWF Austria. With Generation Earth youth and young adults have the possibility to put an idea into action – to create a fair, sustainable and inclusive world together with other young like-minded people.
https://www.generationearth.at/en/wwf-austria/

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Jugend Eine Welt is an Austrian organisation fighting against poverty in the world through educational and social projects.
https://www.jugendeinewelt.at/

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The Austrian National Youth Council German: Bundesjugendvertretung, BJV) is the official and legally established representative body of children and youth in Austria. 54 Austrian children and youth organisations with diverse aims and world views count as members of the Austrian National Youth Council. The task of the BJV is to carry out lobbying for the issues important to children and youth. Moreover, it wants to support the opportunities of children and youth to actively participate through its activities and member organisations.
https://www.bjv.at/

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Oikos is a student organisation of the University for Economics in Vienna dealing with sustainable development in economy, society and environment. We inform about current challenges and discuss innovative approaches to solutions. Our goal is to build an ecological and social consciousness among students of economics.
https://oikos-international.org/vienna/

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Schülerunion is the largest austrian organisation responsible for the representation of students in school councils. Their goal is the improvement of the austrian schooling system.
http://schuelerunion.at/

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The students’ innovation centre [sic!] is the first student-organised idea and implementation hub for eco-social projects, initiatives and business models. Through workshops and events, as well as a weekly, free project consulting sessions we help students to find the courage and the skills to implement ideas for a holistically sustainable future. The [sic!] consists of a diverse team of 15 students and is located at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna.
http://www.sic-vienna.at/

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Students’ Impact Initiative is a non-political student organisation that creates social businesses and teaches middle and high school children about societal challenges. Their focus areas are waste, food waste, gender equality and issues related to digitalisation.
http://www.siiaustria.com/

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AEGEE is one of Europe’s biggest interdisciplinary student organisations, striving for a democratic, diverse and borderless Europe. As a non-governmental, politically independent, and non-profit organisation AEGEE is open to students and young people from all faculties and disciplines.
https://www.aegee.org/

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The Ökosoziale Studierendenforum is a group of students who advocate the concept of an eco-social market economy and the Global Marshall Plan. In detail this means implementing a balance between environment, social issues and economy. To achieve this they sensibilise students for the eco-social idea and work on further developing and deepening it - for example with the GO EcoSocial Training.

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United for Education and Sustainable Futures (UESF) is an independent non-profit organisation based in Vienna. Since its founding date in 2011, it has been organising various workshops on current societal topics like education, human rights, environment and equality with a link to the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN together with ist partners. The core project “ Youth Education Ambassadors” (YEA) is addressed to school students between the age of 15 and 18.
https://uesfacts.org/

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In the European Youth Parliament young people support other young people in their development to politically aware and responsible citizens and offer them a platform for social and personal, professional and verbal growth - and for friendships that connect Europe. We organise sessions lasting several days and in which the work of the European Parliament is simulated. All young people in need of an adventure in their lives can now apply for our regional sessions at the beginning of 2019:
http://eyp.at/calls/

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Non-Youth Organisations

Naturfreundejugend is a children and youth organisation of the Naturfreunde Österreich for everyone between 0 and 30. Naturfreunde is an organisation that works with adults and children to promote a respectful relationship with the environment, sustainability and attention to behaviours in our relationship with Nature.
http://www.naturfreunde.at/ueber-uns/

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As the major Austrian environmental NGO Global 2000 has been fighting for more than 35 years for the protection of our environment. It’s all about protecting our livelihoods and an intact nature. The emphasis of its work lies on climate protection, the fight against nuclear energy, GM-free agriculture, a careful use of resources and less plastic waste.
https://www.global2000.at/en

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Teach for Austria is an Austrian initiative for education with the aim of giving every child a chance to a successful course of education - regardless of how much money, which background and which degree the child’s parents have. A central instrument for that is the Teach for Austria-Fellowship programme. Teach for Austria is part of the international network Teach for All, present in 46 countries.
http://www.teachforaustria.at/

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The institute for environment, peace and development (IUFE) understands itself to be a think-thank working towards sustainable development along the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Its core tasks include knowledge transfer and educational work in the areas of environmental protection, the securing of peace and development cooperation.
www.iufe.at

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The Climate Change Centre Austria (CCCA)x is a research network supported by the most important institutions on climate science in Austria. It is the contact point for climate research and research on the effects of climate change, while at the same time informing and consulting society and politics about climate-relevant topics. The term "climate research" includes the scientific examination of climate change, its physical, political, economic, cultural and social causes as well as its effects on society, economy and environment and strategies for climate protection (mitigation) and adaptation. The CCCA doesn't carry out climate research itself but sees itself as the coordinating body for Austrian climate research driving the achievement of the research goals of its members, with a focus on covering the entirety of climate research.
https://www.ccca.ac.at/home/

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