The Arab Office for Youth and Environment (AOYE) was established in December 1978 to promote the awareness of environmental issues and active stewardship for our environment in Egypt, Arab Nations and the world beyond.
Since its inception in 1978, AOYE trained thousands of Youth and Adults through environmental camps, scientific symposia and special community projects.
AOYE is the Secretariat of the Arab Network for Environment and Development (RAED) in Cairo, Egypt. RAED involves more than 100 NGOs from Arab countries who share their experiences and exchange information on environmental and developmental issues in the Middle East. As the secretariat for RAED, AOYE is responsible for publishing and printing a monthly newsletter titled, "Montada El-Biah".
AOYE is hosting a number of international organizations, such as: the UNDP/ LIFE (Local Initiative facility for Urban Environment) Programme; UNDP/ GEF (Global Environment Facility) Programme in Egypt.
AOYE is The Arab speaking representative of the Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development (MIO/ECSDE) in Athens, Greece.
Arab Office for Youth and Environment (AOYE) seeks to be one of the best NGOs working in the field of Environment and Sustainable Developmental on the National, Arab, Mediterranean and International levels through comprehensive environmental action plan that has economical sustainable approach; That offer an integrated services and activities towards the environment protection and conservation, capable to provide full enabling to its beneficiaries.
Together for Sustainable Development... and Better Environment.
• Mobilizing the community to adopt new environmental patterns of life
• Increasing environmental awareness among students and youth in different areas
• Preparing and implementing programs and projects that aim at sustainable development
• Developing partnerships with different associations, organizations and institutions that are concerned with the environment and sustainable development, locally, nationally, regionally and internationally