United Nations
Youth, Ocean and SDG14
by World Youth Foundation (WYF) (Non-governmental organization (NGO))
The objective of our voluntary commitment is to bring attention and awareness of young people towards SDG 14 and other linked SDGs. Sustainable management of marine resources and ocean conservation plays a crucial role in the well-being of mankind and social and economic development. Hence, it is important to encourage the participation of young people, being the flag bearer of future, to find solution to these issues.
Our voluntary commitment seeks to o empower young people and expand their participation in creating awareness on SDG14 by having

1. Organizing social media campaign using evidences and motivational quotes to educate the public about why oceans matters
2. To conduct a capacity training workshop for young people on Ocean conservation and preservation
3. To conduct a public awareness campaign at local, national and international level by targeting children at schools, institutions of higher learning and youth focused or youth led non-government organizations on ocean conservation, reducing plastic, marine litter and micro-plastics

The implementation of this commitment endorses the engagement of young people in conserving the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development. This initiative will recognize best possible ways and practices that champions SDG14, through learning and sharing. .this initiative will empower young people to take local action in their communities and thereby create a chain reaction in bringing about awareness about the ocean.

The progress of the voluntary commitment will be monitored regularly by posting updates via social media, surveys and reports.

Progress reports
August 2020
Capacity building for young people on ocean conservation and preservation
June .2018
Awareness creating awareness among young people by doing costal cleaning
September 2019
Education by conducting street campaigns
Other, please specify
WYF can provide cleaning equipment, publciity documents, educational materials,volunters and staffs
Basic information
Time-frame: 1st June 2018 - 31st August 2020
World Youth Foundation (Lead Partner (NGO) Ministry of Youth and Sports Malaysia (Government) United Nations Development Programme (UN system) Malaysian Nature Society Malacca Chapter (NGO)
Ocean Basins
  • Global
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Civil society, community, businesses, NGOs
Contact information
Varsha Kantilal Ajmera, Chief Opertions Officer , wyfhq@wyf.org.my, +6062320911
Malacca, Malaysia
Other SDGs
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