Climate Actors Accelerator Programme 2024 For Young Innovators (Application Now Open)

Climate Change Solutions Programme for Nigerian Youth 2024
Climate Change Solutions Programme for Nigerian Youth 2024

In a groundbreaking initiative, the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network Nigeria (UN SDSN Nigeria) has introduced the Climate Actors Accelerator Programme (CAAP) for 2024. This program serves as a call to action for young Nigerian innovators and change-makers, aged 18 to 35, who are deeply committed to tackling the urgent global climate crisis and actively contributing to a sustainable, net-zero future.

Programme 🚀 Climate Actors Accelerator Programme (CAAP) 2024
Organiser 🌐 UN SDSN Nigeria
Age Range 👥 18-35 Years
Commitment ⏳ Min 4 Hours/Week
Activities 🌱 Training, Bootcamps, Campaigns, Tree-Planting, Tours
Goal 🎯 Develop Solutions for Climate Mitigation & Adaptation
Application Deadline 🗓 26th February 2024

Tackling the Triple Planetary Emergency

The establishment of the CAAP comes in response to the triple planetary emergency confronting us today: the alarming rise in global temperatures, the accelerating loss of habitats resulting in species extinction, and the ongoing pollution affecting our air, land, and water. This program is strategically designed to empower participants with the knowledge and skills required to spearhead solutions that mitigate the adverse effects of climate change and promote environmental sustainability.

Programme Overview

The CAAP offers a holistic approach to environmental sustainability by integrating:

  • Advanced training sessions
  • Environmental bootcamps
  • Clean-up efforts
  • Tree planting activities
  • Ecological tours
  • Innovative thinking workshops

These components are designed to foster a comprehensive understanding of ecological balance and sustainability, empowering participants to become leading figures in the fight against climate change.

Objectives and Benefits

The main objective of the CAAP is to foster a network of young talents capable of spearheading transformative solutions for the restoration and safeguarding of our planet and ecosystems. Through participation in this program, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop innovative solutions for climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Contribute to biodiversity conservation and the promotion of natural and cultural heritage
  • Engage in activities aimed at reducing waste, pollution, and promoting responsible production and consumption
  • Build resilience and inclusivity within human settlements and the environment

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the CAAP, applicants must:

  • Be Nigerian citizens aged between 18 and 35 years
  • Commit at least 4 hours per week throughout the duration of the programme
  • Be available for masterclass sessions, climate education, and community development projects
  • Demonstrate a keen interest in being an agent of development and transformation

How to Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to fill out the registration form by 26th February 2024 to express their interest in participating in this transformative accelerator programme. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and early submission is advised.

To apply, please click here.

For further information about the CAAP and other initiatives by UN SDSN Nigeria, visit UN SDSN Nigeria.


The Climate Actors Accelerator Programme 2024 represents a beacon of hope and action amid the challenges posed by climate change. It provides a distinctive platform for young Nigerian innovators to harness their potential and drive significant environmental change. If you are passionate about making a difference in the world and meet the eligibility criteria, seize this opportunity to be part of a movement toward a more sustainable and resilient future.