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What's the deal with COP?

🕓 45 mins - 2 hr 15 mins 🪙 From €170 🏠 Client venue/Online

Workshop Description

This workshop for Secondary Schools and Youth Organisations will introduce participants to COP (Conference of the Parties) by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The workshop facilitator previously attended COP28 as a chaperone to two youth delegates. Learning Outcomes: • Learn about the world's biggest annual climate change conference COP. • Discover the importance of advocacy, raising youth voice and taking climate action to achieve the key target to limit long-term global temperature rises to 1.5C. • Explore ways in which we can all take action and get involved in politics. Curriculum Links: Politics & Society. CSPE. Active citizenship. Science: Environmental Awareness & Care. Geography. SPHE. At our workshops, we offer a range of duration and delivery options to suit your needs. Whether you prefer in-person sessions or online workshops, each option offers unique advantages. For instance, a 45-minute online workshop provides a solid foundation, covering the basics effectively. However, opting for a longer, 90 minute to 2 hour 15 minute workshop enables deeper learning and allows us to accomplish more together. Choosing the extended option not only enriches your learning experience but also ensures we can delve into more advanced topics and incorporate more interactive activities, resulting in greater value. So, for a more comprehensive and in-depth session, we encourage you to consider the longer duration options. Prices: • €170 for a 45 mins Online Workshop • €220 for a 90 mins Online Workshop • €280 for a 45 mins In-person Workshop • €300 for a 90 mins In-person Workshop • €350 for a 2 hr 15 mins In-person Workshop Transport Costs: Please note that we lead workshops in Co. Dublin and North Co. Wicklow as well as surrounding areas easily accessible by public transport. This cost is included in the prices above however additional transport charges may apply depending on the workshop delivery location. In-person capacity: We can facilitate a class of maximum of 30 participants per workshop but recommend smaller groups for increased interactivity and more one-on-one time. Sustainable Development Links: SDG 10 (Reduced Inequalities), SDG 11 (Sustainable Cities and Communities), SDG 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production), SDG 13 (Climate Action), SDG 17 (Partnership for the Goals).

Meet The Facilitator

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Alex Konieczka

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Alex Konieczka is an ecologist, holding a BSc. Natural Sciences, specialising in Environmental Science from Trinity College Dublin. Alex’s heritage, lifelong passion for sustainability and experience working as an ecologist in Ireland and abroad means she has immense understanding of this field, including first-hand experience of the challenges and ambitions of living in harmony with nature.

Alex is dedicated to building skills and a sense of agency in people through nature connections, capacity building, education and support. Alex cares about inclusivity and strives to make environmental education and nature experiences accessible to all.


Alex is a QQI L6 certified trainer and is Garda vetted. She is trained in First Aid and Child Protection.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellation and rescheduling requests should be made to The following conditions apply to cancellations: You will receive 100% return of the workshop or consultation fee, if you provide sufficient notice (i.e. not less than 5 working days.) You will receive 50% of the workshop or consultation fee if you notify us less than 5 working days but more than 48 hours prior to the commencement of the workshop. Unfortunately, we cannot offer a refund if the customer does not notify us of cancellation at least 48 hours prior to the commencement of the workshop or consultation.

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