Call for Conservation Optimism Award

In partnership with Conservation Optimism, the East West Center (EWC) Young Digital Media Professionals initiative is running the Conservation Optimism Southeast Asia Awards. The award will recognize the efforts and achievements of those who have made a positive difference to the environment and their communities.

What is Conservation Optimism:
Conservation Optimism is a global community dedicated to inspiring and empowering people around the world to make a positive difference for nature. The movement taps into the power of sharing success stories to highlight that we can all act for the planet.

The initiative will enable Conservation Optimists to further support each other, promote, and spread #ConservationOptimism messages through digital media and cultivate a community of Conservation Optimists via online engagement, virtual training, and regional awards competition.

Who can apply:
– 18 to 35 years of age
– Residing in Southeast Asia

How to apply:
This is an opportunity for you to nominate inspirational stories about conservation success or positive change on the environment. Please nominate an applicant (or you can nominate yourself!) using this link

– Application period: 22 April – 21 May, 2022.
– Selection period: 1 June – 21 June, 2022
– Announcement: 23 June, 2022, 2022

What will you get:
– Certificate
– Recognition (Conservation Optimism digital badge)
– Visibility in sharing your Conservation Optimism stories
– A token of appreciation (merchandise)

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The East West Center is a member of the ConservationNOW network.
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