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UN Global Climate Action Award 2020

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The search for the United Nation’s Global Climate Action Award is on! Applications are being accepted from 5 February through 30 April 2020. Spearheaded by UN Climate Change’s Momentum for Change initiative, the UN Global Climate Action Award shines a light on the most innovative, scalable and replicable examples of what people around the world are doing to tackle climate change.

If you are leading a results-driven project that is successfully addressing climate change, UNGCCA wants to hear from you!

Location: Scotland

 Benefits:

Winning activities will be officially recognized and celebrated during an award ceremony and a series of special events at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in Glasgow, Scotland, in November 2020.

Award winners receive the following benefits package:

I.  Engagement with policy makers

  • Recognition by the UNFCCC secretariat;
  • Funded attendance to UN Climate Change Conference (apart from winners under the Financing for Climate Friendly investment category, which need to be self-funded to attend the Conference);
  • Opportunities to present work to policy makers during the UN Climate Change Conference.

II.  Public relations support

  • Concentrated media engagement effort prior to and during the UN Climate Change Conferences, including  placement of opinion pieces and earned media;
  • On-going digital campaign, including social media, email marketing and promotion on UN Climate Change website.

III.  Marketing support

  • Promotional videos;
  • Dedicated webpage on the UN Climate Change website;
  • Interactive annual reports;
  • Professional photography.

 Eligibilities:

Organizations, communities, cities, businesses, universities, governments and others that are taking concrete action on climate change can apply to have their projects recognized by the UN Climate Change secretariat as a 2020 Lighthouse Activity.

Eligible Regions: Open for all.

Application Deadline: May 11, 2020
Official Link: https://www.youthop.com/competitions/un-global-climate-action-award-2020-in-glasgow-scotland?ref=home_deadline-approaching