PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST Climate Change in Latin America and the Caribbean

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), through the Regional Gateway for
Technology Transfer and Climate Change Action in Latin America and the Caribbean
(REGATTA), invites you to participate in its photo contest that will award those
photographs that best reflect i) climate change impact in Latin America and the
Caribbean or ii) mitigation and adaptation measures being undertaken in the fight
against climate change in the region.

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CONCURSO DE FOTOGRAFÍA Cambio Climático en América Latina y el Caribe

El Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente (PNUMA), a través del
Portal Regional para la Transferencia de Tecnología y la Acción frente al Cambio
Climático en América Latina y el Caribe (REGATTA, por sus siglas en inglés), le invita
a participar en el concurso fotográfico en el que se premiarán las fotos que mejor
reflejen el impacto que el cambio climático está ejerciendo en América Latina y el
Caribe, y las medidas de mitigación y adaptación que se están llevando a cabo en la
lucha contra el cambio climático.

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My World, My SIDS Project. Great opportunity for youth.

UNESCO and UNICEF launch My World My SIDS

Applications are open from young people from small island developing states to participate in the 2013 SIDS youth networking: My World My SIDS.

Selected young people from the Pacific, Caribbean and Indian/Atlantic Ocean regions will have a chance to participate in the preparation process for the SIDS 2014 global meeting (www.sids2014.org) by presenting youth voices at the regional and inter-regional preparatory meetings held in 2013. Through a series of regional conference in Jamaica, Fiji and the Seychelles, young people will be able to discuss the challenges for SIDS from a youth perspective and provide proposals for the post 2015 development agenda and next strategy for sustainable development in SIDS.

If you are passionate about your world and your island home, are an active youth worker and advocate, and would like to participate in this process, UNESCO and UNICEF are offering to support the travel costs for selected young peoples’ participation in the regional youth conferences. Self-funded applicants will also be considered.

Additional information on how to apply is available from www.unesco.org/apia or unicef.pacific.org

Documents here:

ApplicationForm_01 InstructionsApplicants_01

UNEP TUNZA INTERNATIONAL YOUTH CONFERENCE ON THE ENVIRONMENT 2013

The United Nations Environment Programme will be  hosting the Tunza International  Youth Conference on the Environment in Nairobi, Kenya from
10 to 14  February  2013.  It will bring together 200  youth  from over  100 countries.  The Conference Programme will include plenaries, workshops and
field trips.  The  overall theme is  Health &  the Environment and  the subthemes  include  Youth  & Entreprenuership,  Sustainable  Consumption/ State  of  the
Environment and  Water.  More details  on  the  sub themes  and  workshop(s)  registration  will be  provided later.

For more information on the Conference, and to submit a nomination from your organization please visit our website:

http://unep.org/tunza/youth/tiyc2013

Nomination Criteria
  • For candidates to be considered you must be between 15-24 years of age by January, 2013.
  • Candidates must be nominated by their organizations and must be active members.
  • Only nominations from organizations working on or interested in environmental and sustainable development issues will be considered.
  • Each nomination must have two candidates – one female and one male. But only one of them will be elected. (Please note that applications will not be considered unless the above is fulfilled).
  • All nominations must reach UNEP on or before 15th December 2012.

See application foirm at:

http://unep.org/tunza/youth/tiyc2013/form.asp

******Nominations must be submitted to UNEP on or before 15 December 2012*******
         
For further information on the conference, please contact:  The Children and Youth / Sport and the Environment Unit
Division of Communications and Public Information
Email: children.youth@unep.org