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.

National Children's Competition "SECOND LIFE OF WASTE"

Do you know how to save the environment clean and protect the nature? Share your best experience with us and participate in the National children's competition "SECOND LIFE OF WASTE", supported by the UNDP-GEF Small Grants Programme in Ukraine. Bring your idea to life, make a useful thing and help our nature! The winners will receive prizes and participate in the All-Ukrainian children's environment forum to be held June 4-5, 2015 in Kyiv. Entries are acceptable until 20 May 2015.
More details on the competition in Ukrainian.

Partner Network "Education for Sustainable Development in Ukraine" to take part in the International Forum “Environment for Ukraine 2015”

On 22 – 24 April 2015 Partner Network Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Ukraine will demonstrate its achievements during a specialized exhibition on ESD issues within the framework of the International Forum “Environment for Ukraine 2015”.
On 22 April the Partner Network will hold a round table discussion “Education for Sustainable Development, Sustainable Public Procurement and other Important Factors of the Green Economy Development” within the framework of EU-NGOs Project "Capacity Development for Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) in Ukraine".

Office Work of GEF SGP

The GEF Small Grants Programme in Ukraine will discontinue acceptance of project concepts and proposals until further notice. It is planned that we will resume working on project concepts and proposals on July, 1, 2015. We thank you for understanding and considering this information. 

The CLIMBIZ Challenge. Call for submission till 5 April 2013!

The CLIMBIZ Challenge– implemented in partnership with the UNEP, UNDP and IUCN founded SEED Initiative – supports innovative small-scale and locallydriven entrepreneurships in the Black Sea region which integrate social and environmental benefits into their business model. The goal of the CLIMBIZ Challenge is to support these entrepreneurs to scale up and replicate their activities across the Black Sea region.