Do you care about the impact of Climate Change on people and the environment? Do you want to make a difference? Here’s an opportunity to prove your dedication and commitment.
British Council is now inviting applications from Maldivian youth for the 2010 International Climate Champions programme. Three Maldivian youth will have the opportunity to join the existing champions from Sri Lanka and India and be a part of the growing global network of over 3000 dedicated Climate Champions across 60 countries.
As a British Council International Climate Champion, you will raise awareness, address impacts through a project and contribute to the growing international consensus on the need to tackle climate change. British Council will support you with training and guidance, as well as opportunities to meet with decision makers, but the ideas and time will come from you.
WHO CAN APPLY?
- are a Maldivian citizen
- are aged between 18 and 25 years as at 7 October 2010 and have a climate change project idea that could make a lasting impact on your community, nationally or internationally
HOW TO APPLY
Please go to this page on British Council website to find details of applying online or offline.
A briefing session on the application process and other details of the programme will be held at British Council in Male on Thursday, 30 September 2010 from 10.30 am – 12.30 pm. The address is:
British Council, 1st Floor, National Library (located in the new museum building at Medhuziyaaraiy Magu behind MNDF Headquarters. It is not the main museum building at Chandhanee Magu)
For more information on the International Climate Champions programme please contact Ms Thushara Gunasekera, Assistant Manager, Programme Delivery, British Council. email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Update: (7 October 2010). The age limit for application has been extended to 25 now. The application deadline has been extended to October 10.