The Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, Mr. Pedro Arrojo Agudo, is organizing a 4th Human Rights Youth Challenge under UN-OHCHR.

About the Competition

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 the environment and the human rights, Mr. David Boyd.

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”.

Eligibility

  • Open to youth aged between 16 – 24
  • Applicants can be from any part of the world.
  • Any language with subtitles in English, French, or Spanish

How to Participate?

To apply. produce and submit a 2-3 minute video on the impact of climate change on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation Mark the video by including the hashtag Youth4Watsan and tagging the Special Rapporteur’s social media account.

Submit the link to the video by filling in the form through the link given at the end of this post.

Submission Deadline

The deadline for submission is: 31 May 2021.

Prize

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.

Click here for the official information.

 

Click here to make your submission.

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