Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards 2016 – Marrakech, Morocco

Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards 2016 – Marrakech, Morocco

Deadline: September 4, 2016

The Women and Gender Constituency is very pleased to invite you to participate in the ‘Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards’ initiative for the upcoming UN climate negotiations (COP22) in Marrakech! The Women and Gender Constituency of UNFCCC and other women, gender and human rights advocates have been actively pushing world leaders to ensure a just outcome, one which works for people and the planet, and which responds to injustice among and within countries in relation to climate impacts and resilience.

Categories

Describe your women & gender initiative for climate solutions, in one of three categories:

  • Technical climate solutions with a women or gender perspective (e.g. in area of renewables, water-saving adaptation technologies etc.)
  • Non-technical climate solutions with a women or gender perspective (e.g. in area of efficiency, consumption changes etc.)
  • Transformation climate initiatives with a women or gender perspective (e.g. addressing governance, institutional change, planning processes etc.)

Awards

  • The 3 award winners, each per category, receive 1000 Euros as award and will be showcased at the Gender Just Climate Solutions Exhibition at the UNFCCC negotiations in COP 22 in Marrakech, Morocco;
  • Additionally, the winners will benefit from a 1-year-mentoring programme of the Women and Gender Constituency;
  • 10 nominees per category will be published in the Gender Just Climate Solutions Publication.

Eligibility

  • All types of activist, grassroots and women-led organizations and groups working on climate protection are encouraged to apply;
  • Only non-governmental initiatives are eligible (local or national government initiatives cannot be considered);
  • The activity/initiative should either already have been completed or should be in current operation;
  • The initiative must fit within one of the 3 award categories above.

Application Process

Fill the application form.

Important Dates

  • September 4, 2016: Deadline for submission
  • October 4, 2016: Announcement of the 3 winners
  • November 7-8, 2016: Showcasing solutions at the UNFCCC COP 22

For more information, visit Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards.

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