Climate Change Youth Awards For Writers And Photographers

Young journalists and photographers are invited to apply for a six-week-long masterclass on climate change. Participants will be awarded equipment and storytelling price. The deadline is on Wednesday 22nd September 2021.

The Global Climate Change Alliance Plus (GCCA+) is a European Union flagship initiative which is helping the world’s most vulnerable countries to address climate change.

Having started with just four pilot projects in 2008, it has become a major climate initiative that has funded over 80 projects.  

The EU GCCA+ Youth Awards support young journalists, writers and photographers to tell powerful climate stories around the world.

If you are between 18 and 30 years and live in a GCCA+ country (see registration form), you can participate with a video/story with photos about climate change cooperation, preferably related to an EU-funded project in your country.

There will be one winner for each for each the following regions:

  • Asia / Pacific
  • East / Central Africa
  • West Africa
  • Southern Africa/Indian Ocean
  • Latin America / Caribbean

The five award winners will be able to participate in a six-week-long masterclass by Climate Tracker with leading climate reporters and activists and will also be awarded equipment and a storytelling prize. 

The deadline is on Wednesday 22nd September 2021.

 

Main Criteria

Candidates should submit an online application. Please provide a short bio and a story/article of up to 1000-1500 words along with photos about climate change cooperation.

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