India Habitat Center and the National Geographic Channel present an interesting platform for motivated agents of change. Taglined 'U can either WAIT for the Change or Be The Change', IHC calls for enteries for an essay competition on the topic: India's Youth Energy - Power and Potential - Your Vision Grand Prize: Fully funded Summer programme at Cambridge University U.K. Other finalist get to intern with National Geographic Channel and other reputed organisations and NGOs Eligibility: Under-graduate students only. Click here for further information. Interested individuals should send a 1500-2000 word essay on the above mentioned topic to email@example.com latest by December 15th, 2008.
SAYEN, the South Asia Youth Environment Network, supported by UNEP Asia and the Pacific announces a national photography competition for youth in India on the theme of "Sustainable Development: A Youth Perspective". Youth between the age group of 15 to 24 years can apply for the Competition. Click Here to Download the NPC Registration Form. Click on the thumbnail to read the Rules & Regulations. Last Date: 30th October, 2008!
Delhi Greens in collaboration with LEAD India, Fountain of Development Research & Action (FODRA), Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML), The Climate Project - India (TCP-I), South Asian Youth Environment Network (SAYEN)/ United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), Center for Environment Education, and in partnership with the YP Foundation invites all concerned citizens of Delhi to the Delhi Youth Summit on Climate (DYSoC) 2008. Event Details: Dates: May 28th and 29th, 2008 Time: 9.30 am onwards Venue: Teen Murti Bhawan The two-day summit aims to bring together the youth of Delhi (Class 12th - 30 Years) to discuss, debate, share concerns and find innovative, out-of-the-box solutions to the pressing problems being faced by Delhi, which will only worsen in the wake of clima
- Come Create History - - By Writing the Future - Delhi Youth Summit on Climate ( DYSoC 2008 ) Climate change poses the single largest threat to the future of humanity. Scientific reports are now indicating that to slow down the effects of a run-away climate catastrophe, carbon emissions must not exceed 350 ppm. In the wake of this threat, nations around the world are grappling for solutions to establishing pathways to low carbon economies to avoid a wave of mass planetary extinction. Though we may attempt to fix the problems technologically, it is widely acknowledged that real solutions will only come from changes in lifestyle. Lifestyles are greatly impacted by none other than the planning of cities—the rise of which gave birth to “civilization.” The unsustainable use of local reso