Deadline extended: Asia-Pacific Cartoon Contest on Climate Change and Human Development
The deadline for submissions to the Asia-Pacific Cartoon Contest on Climate Change and Human Development has been extended, and the call for submissions for the cartoon contest will now run until February 21st 2012. The competition is open to all nationals from developing countries in the Asia-Pacific Region, and applications from South Asian and Pacific Countries is encouraged. Each applicant will be required to submit a copy of one original cartoon which will be judged by an international panel of experts to determine the top two cartoons per region. Their work will then be portrayed at an international exhibition in Bangkok, Thailand in early 2012. In addition, winners may be asked to present their work at workshops, seminars, and other events (with any travel-related costs covered separately). The objective of the cartoon contest is to support advocacy that brings people to the centre of climate change and human development debates.
The contest is aimed at encouraging people from developing countries in the Asia-Pacific to portray their own concern related to climate change, with the contest’s overall theme of “Climate Change in Asia Pacific – A People’s Perspective”. Meanwhile, the contest, carries the following awards: