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Profile Of GECCI

The Global Environmental and Climate Conservation Initiative (Global ECC Initiative) is an independent global campaign organization aiming to be a leader in environmental and climate conservation. GECCI is dedicated to ensuring a healthy environment and ecosystem balance for sustainable development. The initiative operates in over 90 countries worldwide, with a campaign network of over 22,000 members, primarily youths aged 18-45, focusing on sustainable agriculture, biodiversity protection, and promoting socially responsible farming.

Global Presence and Partnerships

GECCI's activities span six regions: Africa, Europe, West Asia, Asia Pacific, Latin America & the Caribbean, and North America. The organization partners with more than 300 governmental and non-governmental organizations worldwide, including the United Nations Information Center Nigeria, the African Union Great Green Wall Initiative, and the International Human Rights Commission.

National Presence

In Nigeria, GECCI has a presence in all 36 states and Abuja, with directors across geopolitical zones and state presidents.

Active Countries

90.

Campaign Teams

22,000

Partnerships

100

Youth Empowerment

10,000

Key Achievements

Execution of over 200 high-impact projects globally since inception

Execution of Over 200 High-Impact Projects:

GECCI has successfully implemented more than 200 impactful environmental and climate-related projects worldwide since its inception. These projects have spanned various areas, including reforestation, sustainable agriculture, biodiversity protection, and environmental education.

Global Tree Planting Campaigns

Conducted massive tree planting exercises in multiple countries, including Nigeria, Kenya, India, Gambia, Cameroon, and Ethiopia, contributing to global reforestation efforts and promoting environmental sustainability.

Significant Youth Engagement and Mobilization

Engaged and mobilized over 22,000 young people globally, particularly in Africa, for climate action. This includes training, empowering, and involving youth in environmental projects and climate awareness campaigns.

International Conference Participation

Actively participated in major international climate events, including the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP27 in Egypt. GECCI also organized the Nigeria Youth Post COP26 Conference, fostering dialogue and action on climate issues among Nigerian youth.

Strategic Partnerships and Collaborations

Formed partnerships with over 300 governmental and non-governmental organizations worldwide, including collaborations with the United Nations Information Center Nigeria, the African Union Great Green Wall Initiative, and the International Human Rights Commission.

Mission

Community Clean-Up Campaigns

Conducted numerous community clean-up services, promoting environmental hygiene and community involvement in environmental protection across various regions.

Youth Empowerment Programs

Trained thousands of African youths on environmental and climate action, empowering them with knowledge and skills to contribute to environmental sustainability and climate resilience in their communities.

The mission of the Global Environmental and Climate Conservation Initiative (GECCI) is to drive impactful and sustainable environmental change worldwide. We aim to combat climate change through strategic reforestation, environmental education, community engagement, and advocacy for climate-smart policies. Our focus is on empowering youth, fostering partnerships, and implementing innovative solutions to protect and restore the environment for present and future generations.

Reforestation and Conservation Efforts

Executed the Nigeria Great Green Wall Project, planting over 10 million seedlings and collaborating with the United Nations Information Center in Nigeria to support reforestation and conservation efforts.

Policy Advocacy and Workshops

Organized policy advocacy workshops, including the ECOWAS workshop on climate-smart agriculture and the African Union Great Green Wall Advocacy Workshop, influencing policy decisions and promoting sustainable agricultural practices.

Success Stories

Youth Leaders in Action

Graduategement projects in their schools, significantly reducing plastic pollution.

Climate Education Campaign

An educational outreach program focused on raising awareness about climate change and sustainable practices.

Global Reforestation Initiative

A large-scale tree-planting project aimed at restoring forests and combating climate change.