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2019 United Nation’s Youth Climate Summit - call for applications from young people (18-29 yrs)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted July 15, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on July 18, 2019
UN Youth Climate Summit logo
UN Youth Climate Summit logo

This historic event will take place on September 21 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, as part of a weekend of events leading up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit on Monday, September 23.

The Youth Climate Summit will feature a full-day of programming that brings together young activists, innovators, entrepreneurs, and change-makers who are committed to combating climate change at the pace and scale needed to meet the challenge. It will be action oriented, intergenerational, and inclusive, with equal representation of young leaders from all walks of life.

Young people between the ages of 18 and 29 are invited to attend the Youth Climate Summit on September 21, and the UN seeks strong participation from young leaders in the Global South.

Attendees will be selected based on their demonstrated commitment to addressing the climate crisis and their displayed leadership in advancing solutions.

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The Youth Climate Summit is a platform for young people who are driving climate action to: a) Showcase their solutions and actions at the United Nations; b) Engage with decision-makers on the defining issue of our time.

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Jill Langhus
Jul 15, 2019
Jul 15, 2019

Thanks, Ana:-)

Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Jul 15, 2019
Jul 15, 2019

Wow, thanks for sharing, Ana!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.