Islamabad (Adnan Hameed): The Embassy of France in Pakistan, in collaboration with Agence Française de Developpement (AFD), The European Union Delegation to Pakistan, United Nations Development Program, and L’Oreal Pakistan, proudly announces the commencement of the second edition of the Gender Climate Award (GCA). Applications for the 2024 edition are now open and will be accepted until December 31st, 2023.
In partnership with the Civil Society Coalition for Climate Change, the Gender Climate Award 2024 aims to champion and support climate actions led by women, recognizing and elevating their exceptional dedication to the cause. This award represents a significant stride towards fostering ambition, ownership, and advancement opportunities for women in the climate action space.
The call for submissions is open nationwide across three categories: Climate Action, Young Climate Journalism, and Green Enterprise. A distinguished jury will conduct a rigorous screening and interview process to select one winner from each category. The recipients will be granted financial support to further their initiatives, driving positive change and expanding their impact on gender-inclusive climate action.
Eligibility for the Gender Climate Award 2024 is extended to all women contributing to climate change efforts, whether as individuals, activists, or members of civil society, community-based organizations, academia, research, science, enterprise, media, or advocacy. Notably, the Young Climate Journalism category is exclusively open to women aged 35 or younger.
The Embassy of France in Pakistan and its esteemed partners express their commitment to empowering women in the climate action space and encourage all eligible candidates to submit their applications by the deadline.