Caretakers of the Environment International


What is CEI?

CEI(Caretakers of the Environment International) is an international organization that focuses on raising awareness of environmental problems by empowering youth with the knowledge of these problems. Students develop environmental projects in teams, and attend an conference to present them to other students from around the world. These students also work on improving their teamwork and leadership skills.

Our Goals

  • To develop environmental awareness and knowledge.

  • To help youngsters in every culture develop as stewards and citizens.

  • To understand and respect various cultures and be able to work hand in hand in spite of cultural differences.

  • To share with each other environmental concerns and develop through discussion practical solutions.

  • To provide innovative solutions to environmental challenges while recognizing and following nature's design.

  • To develop partnerships within respective communities to enhance the capacities of each organization.

  • To practice advocacy and learning how to effectively engage in dialogue with a variety of stakeholders.

How To Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved with CEI.

  • Donate to help support CEI USA.

  • If you are a teacher or educator, and you are interested in starting your own delegation, contact us using the page at the top.

  • If you are a student or parent who would like to get involved, see if there is a delegation nearby. If not, try to find a teacher who would be willing to run a delegation.

Upcoming 2020 Conference

This year's conference will be held near Bogor, West Java, Indonesia during  July 6-12, 2020.  The theme for the conference is "Transitioning to a Sustainable Planet"

For more information, please visit the conference website: 

Last Year's 2019 Conference

This 33rd annual conference was held in Istanbul, Turkey during June 30 to July 6.

For more information, visit

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