2019 UN Climate Change Global Youth Video Competition
Deadline: July 28, 2019.
Bonn, UN Climate Change News, 24 May 2019 – Young people from around the world are encouraged to submit videos for the 2019 Global Youth Video Competition showcasing positive solutions on three themes: Nature-based Solutions for Food and Human Health; Cities and Local Action to Combat Climate Change; and Nature-Based Solutions to balance the use of land for people and ecosystems.
The 2019 edition of the Global Youth Video Competition is organized with the support from BNP Paribas Foundation.
1. Present initiatives aimed to conserve land and water resources for food production
2. Safeguard clean water sources.
3. The production and consumption of healthy foods rich in vitamins and minerals
4. Support traditional food cultures and knowledge.
B. Nature-Based Solutions to balance the use of land for people and ecosystems, submissions can include:
1. Videos on the restoration of landscapes.
2. Forests, natural habitats and ecosystems, in addition to themes relating to emissions reductions from sustainable consumption, support for indigenous groups to protect their communal lands, the use of sustainable land management techniques, both traditional and innovative, and supporting sustainable food production systems to improve the land and its biodiversity.
C. Cities and Local Action to combat Climate Change category:
1. Videos can feature initiatives that campaign to produce behavioral changes, that develop more sustainable commuting, that produce merchandise and food locally, that provide services to people affected by climate change.
2. Video that reduce energy use in buildings, that reclaim green spaces, that create wealth from waste, or implement shared economy principles.
1. Entrants must be between 18 and 30 years of age.
2. Entrants should submit a maximum 3-minute video by 28 July 2019 on one of the themes outlined above dealing with nature-based solutions and local climate action.
3. Entrants can be from any country
1. Round-trip travel to UN Climate Conference COP 25 in Chile in December 2019
2. Assignment as a youth reporter to assist with videos, articles and social media posts from the COP
3. Winning and finalist films shown at UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit in New York in September.