Main Responsibilities Of Theodore Oben:
Successfully initiated and developed one of the most active programmes for engaging children and youth in environmental issues in the United Nations.
Successfully organized the annual UNEP Global Youth Forum in Berkeley, California, USA in 1995 and initiated the International Children’s Conference on the Environment in Eastbourne, UK in 1995.
Successfully fund raised UK £ 1.5 million and ensured proper budgetary controls on the implementation of the International Children’s Conference on the Environment held in Eastbourne, UK in 1995.
Coordinated the publishing and distribution of environmental materials for children and youth and initiating a UNEP online engagement of children and youth.
Developed the UNEP network for children and youth engagement.