Call for Participation - Secondary Schools


Awareness Week on Climate Change

Theme: Generating Knowledge for Adjusting National Development and Processes to fully Incorporate Climate Change Risks and Opportunities
July 2011
University of Mauritius  Réduit

 

CONTRIBUTION FORMAT

 

At the secondary level, contributions, in any one of the following formats mentioned hereunder, are expected from a team of Lower VI students. (if possible):

  • A3/A2 Posters
  • Drawing
  • Essay (not exceeding 3000 words)
  • Short video in DVD Format
  • Any form of creative expression reflecting the school’s mission and values with respect to Climate Change

 

CONTRIBUTION THEMES

ONE contribution is expected from each participating institution. The themes to be addressed are:

 

  • Adaptation Strategies to Address Climate Change
  • Capacity Building to Address Climate Change
  • Agriculture
  • Food Security
  • Biodiversity
  • Fisheries
  • Culture
  • Deforestation and Desertification
  • Environmental Degradation
  • Poverty
  • Renewable Energies
  • Sustainable Production and Consumption

 



Note: All participating schools will be invited to attend the Awareness Week as they will have to present their contributions to visitors.


AWARDS AND PRIZES

 

 

  • The winning team will be awarded a Cash Prize of Rs 5,000, a Shield and a Certificate of Participation.*
  • The first runner up will be awarded a Cash Prize of Rs 3,000, a Shield and a Certificate of Participation.*
  • The second runner up will be awarded a Shield and a Certificate of Participation.*

*awarded by the University of Mauritius

IMPORTANT DATES

Deadline for Submission of the filled in Participation Form:  Friday 03 June 2011
Deadline for Submission of Contribution: Tuesday 05 July 2011