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UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights 2021 Fourth Human Rights Youth Challenge

2021 UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Fourth Human Rights Youth Challenge Worldwide

Application Deadline: 31st May 2021.

About the Award: On the occasion of World Water Day (22 March 2021), the Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, Mr. Pedro Arrojo Agudo, is organizing a Fourth Human Rights Youth Challenge together with the Permanent Mission of Spain, the Permanent Mission of Germany, UN-Water, UNEP, UNESCO-IHP and the Special Rapporteur on environment and the human rights, Mr. David Boyd.

Type: Contest

Eligibility: Youth aged between 16 – 24 are invited to produce and submit a 2-3 minute video on the “impact of climate change on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation”. 

Eligible Countries: Worldwide

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: The UN Special Rapporteur will invite the winner to join him and to speak at a side-event to Human Rights Council in September 2021. The winner will be announced in mid-June 2021.

How to Apply: The Challenge Youth aged between 16 -24 are invited to produce a video (2-5 minutes) on climate change and human rights to water and sanitation.

How to Submit

  • Mark the video by including the hashtag #Youth4Watsan and tagging the Special Rapporteur’s social 
  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.
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