ASEAN Eco-schools Award Programme and ASEAN Youth Eco-Champions Award
ASEAN Eco-schools Award Programme
As part of the ASEAN Eco-schools Programme, the ASEAN Eco-schools Award aims to recognise exemplary efforts of eco-schools in ASEAN Member States (AMS) in inculcating environmental awareness in every aspect of education to their students and surrounding communities.
The 1st ASEAN Eco-schools Award was held on 17 July 2012 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in conjunction with the ASEAN Environment Year 2012, and hosted by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Malaysia. The 2nd ASEAN Eco-schools Award was held on 29-30 July 2015 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar in conjunction with the ASEAN Environment Year 2015, and hosted by the Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry of Myanmar.
The latest or the 3rd ASEAN Eco-schools Award Ceremony was held on 8 October 2019 in Siem Reap, Cambodia, as part of the ASEAN Environment Day (AED) 2019 at the sideline of the 15th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Environment (15th AMME). The 3rd ASEAN Eco-schools Award Ceremony is co-supported by the Government of Japan through Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF) and Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF).
The prestigious Award is conferred to two schools in the category of Primary and Secondary Schools from each AMS, which was selected based on the ASEAN Guidelines on Eco-Schools which was adopted at the 13th Informal Ministerial Meeting on Environment (IAMME) on 18 October 2011 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
List of Award Recipients
Please click cover images below to download events booklets and to see profiles of each awardee