Global Climate Action Awards

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The search for the United Nation's Global Climate Action Award is on! Applications are being accepted from 5 February through 30 April 2020. Spearheaded by UN Climate Change's Momentum for Change initiative, the UN Global Climate Action Award shines a light on the most innovative, scalable and replicable examples of what people around the world are doing to tackle climate change.

If you are leading a results-driven project that is successfully addressing climate change, we want to hear from you!

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Who should apply ?

If your institution has successfully implemented a project, initiative, program or other activity that addresses climate change mitigation or adaptation while focusing on one of the four areas outlined below, we would like to hear about it.

The 2020 call for applications includes the following three areas of focus:

  • Women for Results, recognizing the critical leadership and participation of women in addressing climate change;
  • Financing for Climate Friendly Investment, recognizing successful financial innovations for climate change adaption and mitigation;
  • Climate Neutral Now, recognizing efforts by individuals, companies and governments that are achieving real results in transitioning to climate neutrality.

Why apply ?

Selected activities under each area of focus will be recognised as Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activities and showcased at a series of special events during the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scorland (COP 26) in November 2020. Additionally, winning activities will be highlighted through various media channels, providing a unique chance to gain international visibility and recognition. See question number three for the complete benefits package received by winning activities.

https://momentum.unfccc.int/