2019 UNFPA-CACPD Youth4Youth Forum: Call for Video Submission
Deadline: May 31, 2019.
The 3rd China-Africa Conference on Population and Development will take place from 23rd June 2019 to 26 June 2019 on the theme “Population Data Management and Universal Access to Reproductive Health as Key Drivers to Sustainable Development.”
As UNFPA turns 50 and also celebrates 25 years of the ICPD, the time is ripe to allow young people to lead their own dialogues, foster relationships and build networks that would result in opportunities for growth and development. As such on the third day of the CACPD Conference young people will convene The ‘CACPD-Youth4Youth Forum’, which seeks to foster bring forward youth perspectives on the global development agenda.
- You can submit the video as an individual or as a group.
- You (and your friends) should be below 35 years to be eligible to submit a video
- Videos can be recorded with a camera or a phone, as long as it is in a format that allows you to upload it. Your video should be of good quality.
- Videos recorded on phones should be taken horizontally.
- The video should be clear (of good quality) and audible.
- Upload your 1-minute video to a cloud storage account like Google Drive or DropBox. Then, send the video link to [email protected] with the email title: “Video Submission: State of the Youth Address”. In the email also share your name, age, organisation or institution (if applicable), country and city/town. This is most preferred.
- Alternatively, you can share your video link via Whatsapp to the number 0576245319. In the same message thread also share your name, age, organisation or institution (if applicable), country and city/town.
- You can also send your 1-minute video directly to [email protected]. In your mail include the following information: your name, age, organisation or institution (if applicable), country and city/town. This method of sending your video is most preferred.
- Plan before recording.
- Keep it short, straight to the point and powerful.
- Remember, the objective is to capture the real happenings in communities with regard to youth. The state of your community’s youth is a reflection of the state of young people and the world needs to hear it.
- Be creative and innovative!
- Avoid overuse of jargon and acronyms
- Please note that any video footage over 60 seconds (1 minute) will not be considered.