United Nations Association Launched CMS-UNA Essay Competition

Bonn, 12 April 2017 - The CMS Secretariat has recently launched an Essay Competition in cooperation with the United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA), a programme of the United Nations Foundation.  

In their essay, entrants are asked to present their views on the CMS COP12 theme Their Future is Our Future - Sustainable Development for Wildlife and People reflecting on the indispensable contributions of wild animals to sustainable development; the many socio-economic benefits people derive from them and the role of global treaties such as CMS in reconciling economic growth and conservation needs.

UNA-USA has reached out to more than 20,000 university students. The deadline for submitting essays is 1 May 2017.

The selected essay will be included in the “Inflight Magazine” to be launched at the COP12 in Manila, the Philippines, from 23 to 28 October 2017. The winner will also deliver a speech at the COP opening ceremony.

For further information please visit: http://genun.unausa.org/cms_una_essaycompetition

Last updated on 13 April 2017