New York- May 3rd, 2012
DEADLINE- May 17th, 2012. On the occasion of the upcoming UNCSD Conference in Rio (RIO+20), five Women’s Rio+20 Good Practices will be awarded and invited to present their initiatives at the UN summit in Brazil.The awards are sponsored by the GIZ (German Agency for International Cooperation) and organised by WECF (Women in Europe for a Common Future – Women International for a Common Future) in cooperation with UNEP, the Network of Women Ministers and Leaders of the Environment and the Women’s Major Group core members VAM, WEDO, ENERGIA, DAWN and Global Forest Coalition.
Among all concept entries, 5 concepts will be selected; the award winners will each receive 1,000 USD at a festive ceremony during the UN Rio+20 summit 20 – 22 June 2012, in Brazil. The travel expenses and accommodation of one of the five winners will be covered by the organisers.
Eligibility: All type of women-lead organisations or groups working on sustainable development in a developing country or country in transition can apply (for more details on eligibility, please see document attached).
In order to participate, please fill out the enclosed concept form and submit it to Karin Vohla or Naret Guerrero (Women in Europe for a Common Future – Women International for a Common Future) before 17th May 2012.
Please share this call widely to your networks!