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.
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.
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".
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– 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.