Call for applications: Grants to support Global South youth participants at COP17 and COY7 in Durban, South Africa, 25 November - 10 December 2011

The Youth Constituency at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (YOUNGO) received funding from the Norwegian government to enable the participation of fifteen (15) youth from Global South at the 17th Conference Of Parties at the UNFCCC (COP17) in Durban from 28 November to 9 December 2011, including the 7th Conference Of Youth (COY7) that will held from 25-27 November 2011 in Durban as well. YOUNGO now has the pleasure to announce the call for applications and invite all young
people in the Global South involved with climate change activities, projects, campaigns and who are active members of organizations to consider this call. If you are interested to apply, please read carefully the information below before applying: 1. Who can apply? Young people eligible to apply for this grant support must fulfil the following criteria: - Be a citizen of a Global South country and hold its nationality when applying - Be above 18 years old at the 31st December 2011- Be an active member of an environmental and/or climate focused organization or group - Be available to travel to Durban on the 24 November and leave on the 10 December - Demonstrate strong understanding of the role youth plays to achieve a safer climate - Demonstrate strong understanding of the UNFCCC process or passion to learn about - Provide a support letter from the organization or from any other relevant referee - Have a valid personal passport (due to time priority will be given to passport holders)

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Comment by Kateregga Dennis on November 10, 2011 at 8:53am

Please apply deadline is today

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