Taking a stand for the future

3 Jul 2020

With more than 50 youth speakers, 2,500 young people from 133 countries, as well as thousands engaging on social media, we have sent a clear message: youth have the skills, knowledge and will to redefine decision-making and reframe the environmental movement.

We are #GenerationRestoration

3 Jul 2020

While countries around the world slowly emerge from lockdowns, on 2 Juneyoung people across the globe are embarking on a journey to become ‘Generation Restoration’ and collectively work to restore our landscapes – for people and the planet. Register now for this exciting opportunity to join experts on the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, leaders of global youth organizations, and young practitioners in restoration, in an inspiring dialogue on restoration and youth action.

Youth unite to “Restore Our Planet”

30 Apr 2020

The entire world may be on lockdown, but we can still restore the planet from our homes. On 2 June 2020, YIL and GLF will host a global digital event in the lead up to GLF Bonn 2020 tackling important themes around restoration and youth action! An exciting new opportunity will also be announced, so make sure to register now.

What does the next decade look like for youth?

31 Mar 2020

Claim your spot for the Youth in Landscapes (YIL) digital forum. Limited availability! Youth from around the globe will gather digitally to answer important questions: What are the synergies between restoration and climate action? What are young people doing to restore the land and address climate change?

Break new ground at GLF Bonn Digital Summit

27 Feb 2020

At the GLF Bonn Digital Summit, share your land restoration story with the world. Are you working on a land restoration project? Are you involving your community? If you are a young person working in restoration, reach out to Anna Bucci at with a 200-word paragraph summarizing your story, work or project.

Apply to be the next Youth in Landscapes Network Intern

30 Jan 2020

Join the growing movement as we head to Bonn, Glasgow, and a Decade for restoring ecosystems. This year the Youth in Landscapes Initiative (YIL) and the Global Landscapes Forum will unite actions to showcase youth projects, facilitate restoration activities and reaching thousands of youth during the first Digital Youth Climate Forum. 2020 is set to be a year of action, and we are eager to see everybody involved in giving a voice to young people and in supporting intergenerational efforts to restore the Earth.

Best of 2019, a year to remember!

19 Dec 2019

What an exciting year 2019 has been! GLF and the YIL have traveled the world, from Kyoto to Bonn, New York, Accra and Luxembourg. We would love to send a huge thank you to all volunteers and project teams who supported all YIL and GLF activities over the past 12 months!

Finance in Luxembourg + Climate Change in Madrid

27 Nov 2019

#GLFLuxembourg2019 will bring the brightest minds together to move sustainable finance from niche to mainstream. Augusta Senenssie, founder of Gatekeepers and Advisory Panelist at Plan International, will be representing the youth in finance voice. Don’t miss out on 30 November!

50 free tickets for GLF Accra + pitch your big idea to investors

24 Oct 2019

Are you based in or near Accra or know someone who is? We’re giving away 50 free tickets to youth leaders, organizers, university students, young professionals and more! This is your chance to network with leading organizations like the World Bank, UN Environment, CIFOR and more. Youth are leading the climate fight - lend your voice and your solutions on 29-30 October at the Accra International Conference Center.

Access GLF New York from anywhere + Win a free ticket to GLF Accra

24 Sep 2019

GLF New York: Restore the Earth is just weeks away. This one-day conference will map out the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration on 28 September during Climate Week NYC. Check out the newly released agenda featuring sessions on forest and farmlands, supply chains in agriculture, mountains, oceans and more.

Learn more about upcoming opportunities and different ways of getting involved with the Youth in Landscapes Initiative