NEAYEN stands for "North East Asia Youth Environmental Network"
NEAYEN is a youth network set up in January 2005 with consultation and support from the UNEP Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific as a part of the UNEP’s global youth strategy, TUNZA. (Explanation about TUNZA is at below of this page) It aims and functions at sub-regional level to mobilize youth and youth organizations in the countries such as China, Japan, South Korea and Mongolia for environmental protection activities under the principle of sustainable development, in collaboration with the other sub-regional youth networks in Asia Pacific Region.
For more information, please visit NEAYEN's official website(http://www.neayen.org/)
Eco-League is the National Focal Point in Japan.
Under an overall concept entitled "Tunza", the UNEP strategy is a six-year plan designed to increase the participation of young people in environmental issues. Its objective is to create a global movement in which children and youth worldwide will actively participate in environmental activities. It seeks to enhance, inspire and enable the involvement of children and youth in sustainable development.
The vision is to foster a generation of environmentally conscious citizens who will better influence decision-making processes and act responsibly to create a sustainable world.
(For more information, please visit TUNZA's official website(http://www.unep.org/Tunza/)