Wednesday, 21 March 2018

UN in your language


connect4climateIn the run-up to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 17) in Durban this December, the Connect4Climate Photo/Video Competition invited young people from the ages of 13 to 30 to submit photos and videos relating to climate change.

Durban, December 6, 2011 – A riveting photo “Solar Panels: The Sunny Energy” by a young Durbanite, Dina Osman, and a catchy rap video “Me and My Bike” celebrating bicycle transport by Dickson Oyuki of Kenya won top honors in the Africa-wide Connect4Climate competition announced in Durban.

Robyn Curnow, South African CNN Anchor, announced the winners at the packed Africa Pavilion of the COP 17 meeting.  The event celebrated and showcased the creative energies of African youth, ages 13 to 35, who contributed 639 photos and 47 videos to answer key questions such as, How is climate change affecting Africa? Your country? Your community? You, your friends, and your family?

Visit the website to view the winning entries

Ended: November 15, 2011.