Changemakers for the Planet Program for Latin America and Sub Saharan Africa 2023

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Changemakers for the Planet Program for Latin America and Sub Saharan Africa 2023

Changemakers for the Planet Program for Latin America and Sub Saharan Africa 2023

‘Changemakers for the Planet’ connects, supports, and amplifies the work and voices of hundreds of young changemakers, activists, and innovators from all around the world who are addressing the global problem. They look for, identify, and choose young changemakers, activists, and leaders who are working to address climate change, biodiversity loss, and air, marine, and land pollution.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

LATIN AMERICA

  • This programme is for Changemakers aged 18-35 from Latin America with solutions to tackle the planetary crisis.
  • It will commence with a summit from the 11th to the 15th of September 2023, followed by funding opportunities for collaboration among participants.
  • The Latin American summit will be hosted in Spanish. The team onsite will also speak English and Portuguese, to support any non-native speakers, but participants will need a strong level of Spanish to fully take part. Applications can be filled out in English, Spanish or Portuguese.
  • Attending a ChangemakerXchange summit is the first step into the programme and to joining our global community of 1000 changemakers from all over the world.
  • Eligible countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela

SUB SAHARAN AFRICA

  • This programme is for Changemakers aged 18-35 from Sub-Saharan Africa with solutions to tackle the planetary crisis.
  • It will commence with a summit from the 18th to the 22nd of September 2023, followed by funding opportunities for collaboration among participants.
  • The summit will be hosted in English, with French translation if required. You can apply for the summit in English or French.
  • The summit will be hosted in English, with French translation if required. You can apply for the summit in English or French.
  • Attending a ChangemakerXchange summit is the first step into the programme and to joining our global community of 1000 changemakers from all over the world.
  • Eligible countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte-d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Réunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe

BENEFITS

  1. Participants are asked to cover their own transportation costs to Rwanda (for the Sub-Saharan Africa summit) and to Buenos Aires, Argentina (for the Latin America Summit).
  2. ChangemakerXchange will cover ALL OTHER COSTS associated with the summit and programme, such as: accommodation, catering, local transportation, room hire, equipment & material, COVID-19 rapid tests, FFP2 masks, facilitation & hosting compensation, programme manager compensation, carbon emissions offsetting derived from the local hosting, post-summit capacity-building programme and post-summit community engagement activities.
  3. They always strive to make our summits accessible and inclusive so if your circumstances do not allow you to afford the trip to the summit, please state so in the application and confirmation form. They will evaluate the possibility of offering you a partial or full stipend to ensure you can join the summit.

Deadline: May 22, 2023.

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