Closed/Expired: UN Environment Young Champions of the Earth 2018

UN Environment Young Champions of the Earth 2018

The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is looking for the next Young Champions of the Earth to tackle the world’s environmental challenges. Apply to become a Young Champion of the Earth. Young Champions of the Earth is a forward-looking prize designed to breathe life into the ambitions of brilliant young environmentalists. Young Champions of the Earth aims to celebrate and support individuals who have outstanding potential to create positive environmental impact.

The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system, and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.

In 2018, seven Young Champions of the Earth will be selected from each global region: one from each of Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, North America and West Asia; and two from Asia and the Pacific.

Each winner will receive the following:

  • US$15,000 in seed funding;
  • Attendance at a high-level UN meeting;
  • An introduction to dignitaries at the Champions of the Earth Award Ceremony;
  • Publicity and recognition through online and global media;
  • Access to a community of Covestro experts offering insights and mentoring; and
  • Participation in an entrepreneurial training program provided by The DO School.

The 2018 Young Champions will be required to share their implementation journeys through blogs and vlogs posted on this website for a period of up to one year.

Awards:- $ 15,000

Deadline:- 02-04-2018

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