The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) has opened applications for the fifth edition of its Best Climate Practices (BCP) Contest 2017. The Contest aims to strengthen the resilience of communities to all hazards as part of the sustainable development agenda. The focus of the 2017 contest is “Building local resilience to climate disaster risk”.
Floods, drought, heat waves and other extreme weather events pose potential losses to persons, communities and the environment’s natural resources. Common threats include loss of life and health, economic damages, displacement, and reduced access to basic needs and services, such as water, food, energy, and education.
The Contest is open to individuals around the world, regardless of nationality, age or qualification. Persons who wish to apply can do so as individuals, teams or organisations.
For more information on the Contest, visit the Best Climate Practices website. The deadline for applications is 31 May 2017.