To find ways of reducing the gap between aspiration and action, the GLF and the Youth in Landscape Initiative (YIL), are happy to invite you to participate in the Youth in Landscapes Finance Workshop on 29 November 2019 and GLF Luxembourg on 30 November 2019 in Luxembourg City. This will be an outstanding learning experience that will help you develop the skills you need to build a business plan, seek funding opportunities, write exceptional proposals and pitch your ideas.
People and the global economy both need healthy and restored landscapes to thrive. Several initiatives around the world, both at local and regional levels, aim to restore and protect ecosystems and biodiversity hotspots, as well as helping to tackle the impacts of climate change. But while eagerness for restoring the earth is taken for granted, securing funding is a challenging task.
In particular, the workshop will cover:
Following the workshop, GLF Luxembourg event on 30 November 2019 will provide opportunities to interact with finance experts in a variety of ways. This includes attending a Dragons’ Den, joining smaller settings through a World Café session; or learning about new and emerging funds that incubated by Luxembourg’s International Climate Finance Accelerator.
YLI offers scholarship on the basis of merit. The selection committee will review the application for the 2019 Youth in Landscapes Finance Workshop and decide upon the winners of the scholarship. The travel scholarship is available to 15 applicants on the basis of their application that will cover a part of their travel costs, up to 200 euros.
GLF and Youth in Landscape Initiative consider a candidate eligible for the Youth in Landscapes Finance Workshop if they are:
To apply for the Youth in Landscapes Finance Workshop, the candidates will require to complete and submit the online application.
The GLF will accept the application for the Youth in Landscapes Finances Workshop 31 October 2019. Applications, however, arriving after the deadline are not eligible to attend the workshop.