Call for Participants : Youth Leadership Camp for Climate Change 2017 Indonesia

Youth Leadership Camp for Climate Change 2017

Youth Leadership Camp for Climate Change 2017

The Youth Camp for Fostering Leadership in Addressing Climate Change is a joint cooperation between UNITAR and UNESCO Office Jakarta within the second phase of the UN CC:Learn Project to Strengthen Human Resources, Learning and Skills Development to Address Climate Change. In this project, the main activities are 3-day youth camp aimed at raising climate change awareness among Indonesian youth, who will be playing major roles in the shift towards sustainable lifestyles and in disseminating the importance of climate change adaptation and mitigation.

The specific objectives of the activities: 1) to equip university students with knowledge about climate change in agriculture & energy, marine & fisheries, and forestry sectors, 2) to equip university students with communication skills, through social media skills, about climate change in agriculture & energy, marine & fisheries, and forestry sectors, 3) to equip university students with peer education skills and strategy (community engagement), 4) to inform the public on the planning for and results of the “Youth Camp for Fostering Leadership in Addressing Climate Change” through the media, and to educate university journalists on the importance of climate change in agriculture & energy, marine & fisheries, and forestry sectors.

The camp will be carried out in 3 locations throughout Indonesia and will consist of climate change training materials, peer education skills, and social media strategy skills as well as a site visit. It will provide approximately 150 committed Indonesian youth (between the ages of 17-25) with specialized training focusing on climate change in agriculture & energy, marine & fisheries and forestry sectors and also how to communicate and engage communities with the issue.

The Youth Camp for Fostering Leadership in Addressing Climate Change project is aligned with Indonesia’s new “National Medium Term Development Plan” (2016–2019). This activity also addresses Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goal 13, Target 3: “Improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning”. The whole project contributes to UNESCO Medium-Term Strategy for 2014-2021 (37 C/4) in Natural Sciences by strengthening science, technology and innovation systems and policies in Indonesia by highlighting the importance of understanding climate change impacts on sustainable development. It links with 38 C/5 Major Programme II – Natural Sciences, Main Line of Action 5 by utilizing biosphere reserves as learning places for climate change mitigation and adaptation. In view of UNFCCC COP 22, the activities will strengthen Indonesian youth awareness and build capacity on climate change issues in Indonesia.

The Climate is changing, earth temperature is rising. We cannot wait any longer, we need young people to take part and be prepared for the action.

Are you dare to be part of the change?
Are you willing to learn and get ready for tackling Climate Change?
Then get yourself ready to join the camp!

This Camp is open for student, young teachers, journalist, community and organization representative, anyone who passionate to be Climate rangers and ready for action on the ground.

🚩 When and Where?
The Camp is located at 3 UNESCO Sites:
⚫Cibodas Biosphere Reserve : February 04-06, 2017
⚫Leuser National Park : February 18-20, 2017
⚫Bukit Barisan National Park : February 24-26, 2017


πŸ“Œ Participant Requirements :
⚫Indonesian Youth Age 17-25
⚫Passionate in Climate Change Issues
⚫Commit to Participate in 3 Days Camp and Post Camp Activities
⚫Build a team consist of 5 People with Gender Balance ( Minimum 2 Males/Females per Group)
⚫Able to speak in English, at least one people in group can do videography is an additional value.
⚫Each group member required to send: CV, Motivation Letter, recent casual Close-Up picture and screenshot of following our social media to: ylcccindonesia@gmail.com
⚫Register your team through online form : bit.ly/YLCCC

Get yourself ready and fill up your team.
Grasp a remarkable experience to learn more about Climate Change, to get connected with youth sharing same visions, and mentor by our team to start a real action on the ground for post-camp activities.

πŸ“†The registration deadline differs for each location, mark your camp location and note that the deadline is 4 Days BEFORE the camp date:
πŸ”΄On January 31th, 2017 for Cibodas Biosphere Reserve
πŸ”΄On February 14th, 2017 for Leuser National Park
πŸ”΄On February 20th, 2017 for Bukit Barisan National Park

πŸ” Shall you have any inquiries, find us on :
Email : ylcccindonesia@gmail.com
Instagram : @youthleaderclimatecamp
Twitter: @ylcccid
Facebook : ylcccid

Make the change and share the hype using hashtag :  #ylccc2017

Presented by The Climate Reality Project Indonesia, UNESCO, UNCC:Learn, Swedish Agency for Development and Cooperation Agency, and Youth for Climate Change Indonesia.
 
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