UNEP International Painting Competition - Climate Change: Actions we can take now
UNEP has launched the 17th International children's painting competition. The Competition is organized annually by the UNEP and the Japan-based Foundation for Global Peace and Environment (FGPE), Bayer and Nikon Corporation. It has been held since 1991 and has received over 190,000 entries from children in over 100 countries.
This year’s Competition will focus on Climate Change: Actions we can take now.
The children’s paintings can focus on concrete actions such as using renewable energy, introducing energy saving light bulbs at home, sharing vehicles and using public transport, planting trees, etc. The competition will run from 24 September to 15 January 2008. The organisers invite children all over the world to submit their paintings to the UNEP office in their regions.
The selection process will be in two stages; the regional selection which will be done by UNEP Regional Offices and their partners, and the global selection which will be done by UNEP and its partners, Foundation for Global peace and Environment (FGPE), Bayer and Nikon Corporation.
For more details on the Competition please visit http://www.unep.org/Tunza/paintcomp or see the attached brochure for more information.