04 April 2024

YES4GREEN

1. BACKGROUND INFORMATION The fundamental mission of UNICEF is to promote the rights of every child, everywhere, in everything the organization does — in programs, in advocacy and in operations. The equity strategy, emphasizing the most disadvantaged and excluded children and families, translates this commitment to children’s rights into action.…, Objectives, YES4GREEN is a way to unlock youth abilities, strengths and talents and leadership for GREEN by inviting adolescents and young people to engage in a contest, calling them to prove their innovative ideas and providing opportunities for designing, prototyping, pitching, and turning the ideas into reality. It aims to educate, engage, and empower…, Themes, Greening ideas: Gardening and greening ideas, education and communication for GREEN, changing lifestyle, responsible consumption. Renewable energy: Turning from coal to clean and renewable energy. Environment and nature: Tackling air, soil, waste, and water pollution, and pollution from vehicles., Expected results, A total of 5 projects will be selected based on the criteria of: Uniqueness (never being implemented in Mongolia before) Easy to operate and implement by the applicant and reach the target groups. Have potential to be in the market (can be sold).,  GRANTS and MENTORSHIP, 1st prize winners: Three top project applicants will be awarded 30,000,000 MNT per project for the implementation and invited to participate in international events. 2nd prize winners: Two applicants will be awarded up to 20,000, 000 MNT per project for the implementation. Special awards will be provided to 3 applicants., ELIGIBILITY, A Mongolian national residing in the country. 16-24 years old.  , KEY DATES (2024), May 13: Applications open Jun 19: Webinar – more explanations, Q&A Jul 5: Deadline for submission . Jul 31: Evaluation ends and selected project applicants are invited to present their ideas on Pitch Day. Aug 02: Pitch your ideas for a chance to win). Winners are announced. Between August 05-9: Award ceremony. Between August 19-30: Training,…