Youth Climate Conclave

Youth Climate Conclave is envisaged as a competitive and educative mode of action, wherein youth from across the country are invited to join hands to address issues of climate change. Highlights of the conclave are photography and blogging competitions for passionate budding environmentalists who wish to create a better future with innovative sustainable solutions. Winners will have the chance to attend the Youth Climate Conclave in the end of January 2020, which will focus on accelerating climate action through a series of meaningful dialogues that will lead to a Youth declaration on Climate Change to be presented during World Sustainable Development Summit in January 2020.

The programme is a part of the EU funded Strategic Partnership for Implementation of the Paris Agreement (SPIPA) project.

Photography Contest:

Task: Participants are required to submit one photograph on the below mentioned theme

Theme: Climate Action: A World of Possibilities

Who can participate:
  • Category A: 13 – 18 years
  • Category B: 19 – 25 years

Recognition: Winners will receive certificates along with other exciting prizes and a chance to attend the Youth Climate Conclave 2020 during World Sustainable Development Summit 2020. Besides this 12 best photos will be converted into the 2020 Calendar and will also be promoted through social networking platforms and organizers’ website.

Last date to apply for the contest is 15 November 2019

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Blogging Contest:

Task: Participants are required to pen their opinion in form of a blog, a story, or a case study on any one of the following themes. Their opinion should be about constructive actions that youth can initiate/ get involved to combat Climate crises.

Themes:
  • Sustainable Lifestyles: A Need of the Hour
  • Local Actions for Global Impact
  • Role of Youth for Climate Action

Applicants are advised to focus on issues related to Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) submitted by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The document is available here

Who can participate:
  • Category A: 13 – 18 years
  • Category B: 19 – 25 years

Recognition: Winners will receive blogger certificates along with other exciting prizes and a chance to attend the Youth Climate Conclave 2020 during World Sustainable Development Summit 2020. Besides this, selected blogs will be converted into a monograph.

Last date to apply for the contest is 15 November 2019

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Please note: All submissions should be original thought processes that elicit a positive opinion about how youth can channelize their energy and drive transformative impact in the society.