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Leadership, Sustainability, and Ethics
Online Youth Training Programme

A 10-week training for emerging young leaders
This online training programme is designed for young people, 18-30 years old, who aim to develop and expand their capacity as leaders in contributing to more just, sustainable, and peaceful societies.

Over the 10-week programme, participants engage with the theory and practice of:


23 nationalities represented in the July 2018 course

  • Leadership
  • Sustainability
  • Ecoliteracy
  • System Thinking
  • Ethics
  • Facilitation
  • The Earth Charter



This programme is one of Earth Charter International’s contribution to the United Nations 2030 Agenda on Education for Sustainable Development. ECI offers this training multiple times a year in English and Spanish.

Training Schedule for 2020:

  • English training- 13 January- 27 March
  • Spanish training- 13 April- 26 June
  • English training- 7 September- 20 November

Training Schedule for 2019:

Trainings held in 2018:

  • English training 15 January – 26 March
  • Spanish training 9 April – 18 June
  • English training 2 July – 10 September
  • Spanish training 24 September – 3 December

kelly-ngetiI have participated in many trainings, in many workshops, and I have never been so inspired

[This training] has renewed my commitment to the Earth. It has renewed my commitment to leadership. It has renewed my commitment to being human.”

-Kelly Ngeti, Kenya, 2016 Participant

Alumni of the Leadership, Sustainability, and Ethic training are invited to become Earth Charter Young Leaders. ECYLs contribute with processes of social change while engaging other actors in their communities and collaborate with Earth Charter International (ECI) in different projects.

Past Online Courses

In the past ECI, in partnership with other organizations, has offered online courses including: