The UNDP/GEF Small Grants Programme in Ukraine is actively working on social inclusion - empowerment of women, youth and people with disabilities, which is taken into account and reflected in the SGP initiatives.
List of selected grant proposals:
GEF Small Grants Programme has the honour to invite you to Art for Environment Campaign: Symphonic Orchestra Concert on the Water which will take place on 30 June in Kyiv, River Port.
Goal: To generate SDGs and environmental awareness using the universal language of music as a catalyst for individuals, communities and leaders.
Partners: UN Ukraine, UN Volunteers, UNDP/GEF SGP Network, Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine, Mayor of Kyiv, State Agency of Ukraine on Exclusion Zone Management, Symphonic orchestra “Kyiv-Classic”, State Enterprise “Administration of River Ports”, civil society.
The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change has teamed up once again with tve to launch a video competition for the best youth climate projects happening around the globe.
Youth between 18 and 30 are encouraged to send an inspiring three-minute video in two categories:
Climate action: explaining how your activities have helped to address climate change.
Public awareness: showcasing their efforts to raise public awareness around climate change.
The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, has launched a second call for nominations for the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). This Prize is endowed with USD 50,000 for each of the three recipients, honouring and showcasing outstanding efforts of individuals, institutions and organizations engaged in ESD.
Submit Your Climate Solution and be Celebrated at the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, Morocco
The United Nations Climate Change secretariat is now accepting applications for the 2016 Momentum for Change Awards to showcase action and ambition as national governments work toward implementing the historic Paris Agreement.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is requesting interested persons to participate in this call and submit photographs to highlight the interactions between societies, economies and the environment across the PanEuropean region.
The Community Solutions Program is a professional development program for the best and brightest global community leaders working in Transparency & Accountability, Tolerance & Conflict Resolution, Environmental Issues, and Women & Gender Issues.
Starting from June 5, 2015 young people around the globe are invited to share what they are doing to combat climate change in the Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change.
Two winners will get a trip to the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris in December 2015 (COP21), where they will join the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) communications team as videographers and reporters.
Youth are invited to submit videos on engaging in climate action, key outcomes of their action, their success in meeting the climate change challenge locally and ways in which other youth across the world can get involved.
The Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security will be hosted by Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in Amman on 21-22 August, 2015. It is co-organized by the United Nations which is represented, on behalf of the Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development (IANYD), by OSGEY, PBSO, UNFPA and UNDP, in partnership with Search for Common Ground and the United Network of Young Peacebuilders.