UNFCCC Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change

UNFCCC Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change

Are you between 18 and 30 and passionate about combating climate change and raising public awareness? The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change has teamed up once again with tveto launch a video competition for the best youth climate projects happening around the globe. Whatever is making a difference, turn it into a snappy, concise 3-minute video and join the competition. Two winners will receive a round trip to the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, Morocco, from 7 to 18 November 2016 and will join the UNFCCC Newsroom team as youth reporters, helping the team with videos, articles, and social media posts.

The UNFCCC objective is to “stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system.

Eligibility:

The Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change competition is open to young people between the ages of 18 and 30.

How to Apply:

For applying the contest, you should submit an inspiring three-minute video in one of two categories:

  • Climate Action: submit videos explaining how your activities have helped to address climate change.
  • Public awareness: submit videos showcasing your efforts to raise public awareness around climate change.

Submitting Details:

You can submit your video through the entry form. The link is:

http://biomovies.tve.org/en/enter/global-youth-video-competition-entry-form/

Award Amount:

The two winners will receive the following prizes:

  • Round-trip travel to COP22 in Marrakech, Morocco, November 2016 and
  • Position as a youth reporter for COP22, responsible for assisting the UNFCCC Newsroom team with videos, articles and social media posts.

Application Deadline:

The candidates can submit their video by August 30, 2016.

Link for More Information:

http://unfccc.int/cooperation_and_support/education_and_outreach/youth/items/9505.php

Contact Information:

For more information, you can contact:

  • Nick Nuttall, UNFCCC Spokesperson nnuttall-at-unfccc.int, + 49 228 815 1400, mobile +49 152 0168 4831
  • Sarah Marchildon, UNFCCC Communications Officer smarchildon-at-unfccc.int, +49 228 815 1065

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