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Apply for the 2016 Momentum for Change Awards!

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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 towards implementing the historic Paris Agreement.

Momentum for Change is an initiative spearheaded by the UN Climate Change secretariat to shine a light on the enormous groundswell of activities underway across the globe that are moving the world toward a highly resilient, low-carbon future. Momentum for Change recognizes innovative and transformative solutions that address both climate change and wider economic, social and environmental challenges.

Selected initiative called ‘Lighthouse Activities’ are some of the most practical, scalable and replicable examples of what people, businesses, governments and industries are doing to tackle climate change.

They will be recognized and celebrated during a series of special events in November at the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, Morocco.

Who can apply?

Organizations, cities, businesses, governments and other key players that are taking concrete action on climate change can apply to have their projects recognized as a 2016 Lighthouse Activity.

Why should you apply?

If your project is selected, you’ll receive a wide range of benefits, including:

–          Attendance to the 2016 UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, Morocco (COP 22)

–           Access to policy makers and potential funders during the conference

–            Public recognition by the UN Climate Change secretariat

–            Public relations support and media training

–            High-quality promotional videos and podcasts

–           Graphic assets such as infographics and professional photography

–           A dedicated page about your project on our website

How to apply?

To apply, you’ll need to first register in our application portal. It will take at least an hour to complete an application but you can save your progress at any time and work on it at your convenience. Completed applications must be submitted by 23:59 GMT on 25 April 2016.

What are the categories?

The 2016 Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activities will recognize climate action that is already achieving real results in three key areas. Visit unfccc.int/secretariat/momentum_for_change to watch short videos and learn more about each category.

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