Art for Environment Campaign: Symphonic Orchestra Concert on the Water, June 30

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.

Global youth video competition on climate change

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.

UNESCO calls for nominations for 2016 Prize on Education for Sustainable Development

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.

Youth Video Competition for Paris 2015 is Launched

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.