Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change 2016 – Win a Trip to COP22!

Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change 2016 – Win a Trip to COP22!

Deadline: August 19, 2016

Young people are now invited to tell the world how they are shaping a more sustainable future by entering the second annual Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change. Through the global film competition, now in its seventh year, you can showcase your filmmaking talents and inspire others with your actions for the environment and sustainability.

About the Competition

The competition asks for the best youth climate projects happening around the globe. It will culminate in a high-profile awards ceremony in November 2016 at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP22) in Marrakech, Morocco. The competition is being run by Television for the Environment (tve) and is part of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Action for Climate Empowerment and Momentum for Change initiatives.

  1. Climate action: submit videos explaining how your activities have helped to address climate change.
  2. Public awareness: submit videos showcasing your efforts to raise public awareness around climate change.


The two winners will receive the following prizes:

  • UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, Morocco, from 7 to 18 November 2016 (including flight, accommodation and other expenses)
  • Position as a youth reporter for COP22, responsible for assisting the UNFCCC Newsroom team with videos, articles and social media posts.


  • Young people between the ages of 18 and 30 can enter via the tve awards website
  • tvebiomovies is open to anyone around the world with access to a computer, smartphone or camera.

Judging Criteria

Winning entries will be judged based on the following criteria:

  • Content: clearness and effectiveness of the video in documenting a story about climate change, promoting action and/or offering new solutions.
  • Innovation, originality, and impact: telling a climate story in a fresh and unusual way, appealing to a broad and diverse audience and encouraging further thought and action.
  • Technical expertise: quality of camera and audio work, effectiveness of editing and strength of script.


The Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change asks for three-minute video diaries of actions you are taking to address climate change or to raise public awareness.

For more information, visit Global Youth Video Competition.