Updated Nov 15, 2019CLOSED

4th Mediterranean Water Heroes Contest

Every year, World Water Day draws the world’s attention to key global water issues. World Water Day 2020 will focus on Water and Climate Change. Youth has an important role to play in working towards regional water security and increased water awareness. To amplify the voice of regional youth on this topic, the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) is launching the fourth edition of its Mediterranean youth workshop on Water and Climate Change.
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CLOSEDDec 15, 2019Deadline

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
CountryGreece, Cyprus, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Algeria, Albania, Lebanon, Portugal, Palestinian Territories, Morocco, Malta, Libya, Jordan, Italy, Montenegro, France, Egypt, Turkey, Tunisia, Syria, Spain and Slovenia
Focus AreasClimate Change and Resilience (Environment)
Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
Entrepreneurship (Economic Growth and Trade)
Young people aged 18 to 35 and working and/or studying the water sector in the Mediterranean.
Regardless of their place of residence, applicants must be nationals from one of the following Mediterranean countries: Albania, Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Montenegro, Palestinian Territories, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Syria, Tunisia and Turkey.
Applications from Libya, Algeria, and Egypt are strongly encouraged.
Applicants may be active within public institutions, research institutes, start-ups, NGOs, or are freelancers.

CMI encourages applications from all backgrounds, including young water activists, entrepreneurs, and researchers.
Applicants are invited to submit their innovative work around the following themes:
Water and Climate Change Policies
Water Scarcity and Drought Management Best Practices
Water Security Migration Nexus
Water and Circular Economy (entrepreneurship)
The official languages of the contest are English and Arabic.

Application Directions

Applications will be submitted online in either English or Arabic.
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