The objectives of Green World Youth Day 2008 are :

  • To bring together young people from different countries, cultures and faiths to get to know one another and to share their experiences of life and the world
  • To raise awareness of environment and development, particularly in water issues facing the world
  • To create a forum in which young people can share their ideas about development
  • To built international partnerships between young people
  • To identify small-scale actions for individuals and groups to take up once they go home.