Monday, June 24, 2019

ASEAN Youth Eco-Champions Award (AYECA) 2019, Cambodia

The ASEAN Youth Eco-champions Award (AYECA) recognises young citizens, aged 18-35 years, from ASEAN Member States (AMS) who have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment. The award is presented to two Youth Eco-champions per AMS.

There are two categories based on age:
  • Junior Category (Aged 18-25)
  • Senior Category (Aged 26-35)

A nominator should ensure that the nominee:
  • Is a citizen of the nominating AMS;
  • Is between 18 to 35 years old on the closing date of nominations;
  • Has contributed significantly to environment outreach, in ASEAN, in areas such as waste management and reduction, climate change and energy efficiency, public cleanliness, water conservation and biodiversity conservation;
  • Has been active for at least a duration of two years recently (within the past five years);
  • Should not have been awarded other ASEAN youth environmental awards, e.g. the ASEAN Biodiversity Heroes Award.

 Required Document:

  • Duly filled up nomination form (Junior Category and Senior Category);
  • Profile or CV of the nominee;
  • At least two testimonials or letters of reference written by individuals other than the nominator who can attest to the nominee’s contributions and achievements to the environment;
  • High-resolution photos (1 profile photo and at least 5 action photos) of the nominee that can be used in ASEAN Youth Eco Champion Award information materials;
  • (Optional) supporting documents if available (may include but not limited to):
  • List of publications featuring the nominee
  • List of awards and/or recognitions received
  • Relevant media coverage


The deadline for submission of nominations is 15 July 2019.