01.06.2011 - Education Sector

World Environment Day (5 June) - UNESCO to choose “Volvo Adventure” finalists


On World Environment Day (5 June), the selection of the winner of the Volvo Adventure will begin in Goteborg, Sweden. UNESCO is on the jury and chairing the judging panel of this youth award for sustainable environmental projects. The winner will be announced at an Award Ceremony on the afternoon of June 8th.

Run by the Volvo Group in partnership with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), Volvo Adventure celebrates positive, practical and sustainable actions by teams of 13- to 16-year-olds to solve local environmental problems, from marine conservation to waste management. The first three prizes are $US 10,000; $US 6,000 and $US 4,000.

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