The UNFCCC opened the 2018 round of the Momentum for Change Awards, calling for applications from organizations, communities, cities, businesses, governments and others that are taking concrete action on climate change.

The four focus areas of the 2018 Momentum for Change Awards are: Women for resultsFinancing for Climate Friendly InvestmentPlanetary Health, and Climate Neutral Now.

Momentum for Change is an initiative spearheaded by the UN Climate Change secretariat to shine a light on the enormous groundswell of activities underway across the globe that are moving the world toward a highly resilient, low-carbon future. Momentum for Change recognizes innovative and transformative solutions that address both climate change and wider economic, social and environmental challenges.

Completed applications must be submitted by midnight GMT on 30 April 2018.

The winning projects receive a wide range of benefits, including fully covered attendance to the 2018 UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland; access to policy makers and potential founders during the conference; public recognition by the UN Climate Change secretariat; public relations support and media training; marketing materials, including promotional videos, a dedicated page on UNFCCC website and professional photography.

Visit the website of UNFCCC Momentum for Change Awards.