[SDI-Africa] Youth Water Competition - "water management awareness"
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Mon May 19 08:00:46 EDT 2008
As part of its contribution, Global Water Partnership (GWP) Eastern Africa with the support of the GTZ Cooperation among River Basin Organisations, would like to involve the children and youth in formulating the appropriate continental message to the Summit. GWP and GTZ are calling upon all interested children and youths in the categories listed below to participate in the competition as elaborated below:
Category 1: (Children aged between 7 and 12).
Make a drawing or painting on the effects of lack of water for food and power; poor water supply and sanitation in communities; or extreme events such as floods and droughts, based on the experiences in their home countries.
Category 2: (Youths aged between 13 and 18)
Write an Essay of not more than 1000 words. The essay should focus on what people and governments should do to reduce impacts from inadequate water and sanitation in Africa.
Prizes: There will be prizes for each winner in Eastern, Western, Central, Northern and Southern Africa. The champions will travel to Cairo to present their winning creations at the African Union Summit on June 30th 2008.
Submissions should not be later than May 30, 2008 preferably by e-mail to:
GWP Eastern Africa Regional Office
c/o Nile Basin Initiative Secretariat
P.O Box 192
Or Email: youthwater at nilebasin.org
Note: Participants should include their contacts, country, district, school, class and proof of their stated age.
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