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Thematic Camp on Climate Change for Women and Youth

Thematic Camp on Climate Change for Women and Youth

05/07/2022

CENN, within the EU-funded Georgia Climate Action Project, in cooperation with partner organizations, is announcing a call for women and youth to participate in the thematic climate change camp.

The camp aims to mobilize local communities for mainstreaming climate change issues at municipal and regional levels. Camp participants will receive thematic training on the following issues: the human rights-based approach, climate change, its causes, climate change mitigation and effective adaptation, effective management of water resources, and energy efficiency.

As a result of the camp, participants, together with leaders, will develop joint initiatives to promote youth and women activism in the field of climate change and empower youth and women to address climate change issues at the local and regional levels. As a result of the camp, 4 initiatives will be developed, the implementation of which will be ensured within the framework of the project.

Who can participate in the camp:

Women and youth aged 15-35 and living in Gurjaani, Sagarejo, Akhmeta (Kakheti region), Zestaponi, Tkibuli, Chiatura (Imereti region), Lanchkhuti and Ozurgeti (Guria region) municipalities are welcome to participate in the camp.

To participate in the camp:

Note: Women and youth who have already participated in the camp in April 2022 are not eligible to participate.

Applicants with the most competitive applications will be chosen to participate in the Climate Change Thematic Camp. The camp will be organized at Bulachauri Green Centre from 6-11 September.

  • Timeline of application submission – June 17 – July 8, 2022
  • Selected candidates will be contacted during the period of July 25-30, 2022
  • Camp implementation period: September 6-11, 2022

If you have additional questions, please contact: Marie Kikvadze – marie.kikvadze@cenn.org 

About the Project

The camp is implemented within the EU-funded project Georgia Climate Action Project that is implemented by CENN in cooperation with the Kakheti Regional Development Foundation (KRDF), Association of the Chiaturians Union (ACU), Racha-Lechkhumi and Low Svaneti Agrotourism Development Association (RLS-ADA) and Young Pedagogues’ Union (YPU). The project target municipalities are: Lanchkhuti, Ozurgeti; Gurjaani, Sagarejo, Akhmeta; Zestaponi, Tkibuli, Chiatura; and Ambrolauri, Oni. The project aims to strengthen the civil society and promote human rights and fundamental freedoms, with a particular focus on the rights to water and a healthy environment.

Media Contact:

Marie Kikvadze, CENN, Communications Manager, marie.kikvadze@cenn.org

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