Young people can tell the world how they are shaping a more sustainable future and win a trip to the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, Morocco (COP22) in November by entering the second annual Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change. The deadline for entries to the competition is 30 August 2016, with people between the ages of 18 and 30 eligible to participate.
The competition, which is being run by Television for the Environment (tve) and is part of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Changeâ€™s Action for Climate Empowerment and Momentum for Change initiatives, will culminate in a high-profile awards ceremony at COP 22 Marrakech.
Two winners will receive a round trip to the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech,Â Morocco, fromÂ 7 to 18 November 2016 (including flight, accommodation and other expenses) and will join the UNFCCC Newsroom team as youth reporters, helping the team with videos, articles and social media posts.
This year Connect4Climate, an international initiative of the World Bank, is also joining forces with tve to support the Connect4Climate Minecraft Sustainable World category. It will allow young people to send in their climate change story in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals created through the Minecraft game.
How to Participate:
To enter the second Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change, the Connect4Climate Minecraft Sustainable World category, and to learn more and watch the winning entries from the 2015 competition, visit the tve website:Â http://biomovies.tve.org/en/
The second Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change is organized by the United Nations Climate Change secretariat, the UNDP GEF-Small Grants Programme, the Connect4Climate Program, the United Nations Joint Framework Initiative on Children, Youth, and Climate Change, the UNFCCC constituency of youth non-governmental organizations (YOUNGO) and Television for the Environment (tve).
Youth participants are also encouraged to send their submissions to the Film4Climate Global Video Competition. See more here: http://www.connect4climate.org
Deadline: August 30, 2016
Location:Â Marrakech, Morocco.
Type: Fully Funded.