Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Connect 4 Climate Initiative!!!

THE CAMPAIGN: Connect4Climate will kick-start an interactive dialogue on climate change issues amongst African youth and social media users around the world. Sign up now (go to the Sign Up tab) and join the conversation!

THE COMPETITION: Connect4Climate will launch a photo and video challenge in September 2011 focused on Africa. Young people from the ages of 13 to 30 are invited to share their per...sonal stories around six themes:

1. Clean Energy

2. Agriculture

3. Forests

4. Health and Climate Change

5. Gender and Climate Change

6. Local solutions

Through photos and/or short videos (60 seconds or less), participants will share ideas, present solutions and show how climate change is affecting their lives, families, communities and environment in Africa.The best entries will receive prizes at a high-profile awards ceremony and be exhibited at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Durban, South Africa this December.

THE COMMUNITY: With an ever-growing list of partners, Connect4Climate will host an interactive, global dialogue on climate change. Our partners include international organizations, social media networks, UN agencies, NGOs, academia, civil society, private sector, public sector, and youth.

The website www.connect4climate.org will become an exciting digital hub and great new space for concerned voices to create a climate for change.Sign up now (on the Sign Up tab) and we'll let you know when the Connect4Climate competition is ready for submissions!

Sign up folks!!!!

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