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UN Environment Young Champions of the Earth 2018 (Win US$15,000 and attend a UN meeting)

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 people – selected from every global region – will be named Young Champions of the Earth. These winners receive seed funding, intensive training, and tailored mentorship to help them bring their big environmental ideas to life.

Benefits

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.

Eligibility

  • Open to individuals from Africa; Asia and the Pacific; Europe; Latin America and the Caribbean; North America; and West Asia
  • Applicants should be between the ages of 18 and 30
  • Application should have outstanding potential to create positive environmental impact
  • Each applicant must have at least 6 months of prior experience working on their environmental project.

Official Link

Deadline: 2nd April 2018

Specifications
Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline 2nd April 2018

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