Important Websites


Welcome to the adventure. It starts now. It starts with you.

Welcome to the UNCSD Major Group for Children and Youth (MGCY) official website. The MGCY is the official voice for young people in the UN sustainability negotiations, namely Rio+20. This website is an interactive platform for communication and mobilisation leading up to Rio+20. Here you will find all the information you need to get involved – who we are, what we're doing, what we're striving for and how everything works. Support our global  movement towards sustainability.

Youth Blast - Conference of Youth (10-12th June)

The Youth preparatory meeting for Rio+20 was from the 10th June 2012! It was open to all young people (either participating physically in Rio or online using e-participation. We are going to be tweeting using #YouthBlastBrasil or #YBrio Find all the information here:

Interested in attending a high level plenary of Rio+20? Accredited? 

If you are ALREADY accredited and have your UN badge to attend Rio+20 and you are under 30 years old then you can use the following form to apply for a secondary pass to attend the high level segments:
The passes are distributed based on criteria that includes regional balance.

Build Capacity for Rio+20 in your area!

Have you seen the Capacity Building Toolkit for Rio+20? It is aimed at giving you the skills to engage in the sustainability discussions at a global and local level. Download the toolkit, run a workshop with your friends and start local action! Visit the Capacity Building Page for more information.