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UN Global Climate Action Awards 2021 (Fully Funded)


The annual award programme, run by United Nations Climate Change since 2011, recognizes the world’s most innovative, scalable and replicable examples of action to tackle climate change.

This year’s awards will showcase people and projects taking bold and effective climate action in the areas of climate neutrality, innovative climate finance and climate leadership.

The 2021 award winners will be celebrated at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in Glasgow, Scotland, in November – the most important climate conference since the Paris Agreement was adopted in 2015.

This year also marks the 10th anniversary of the award programme and its efforts to demonstrate that climate action is underway around the world.

A special new award category called ‘Climate Leaders’ has been added for 2021. It will recognize transformational and replicable government action and ambition at any level (national, regional, city, town, etc.), helping to strengthen the case for the increased climate action and ambition that is urgently needed to ensure the world can limit the increase in global average temperature rise this century to 1.5 degrees Celsius and to build resilience to climate change.


  • Fully covered attendance to the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, in November 2021;
  • Participation at the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, in November 2021;
  • Access to policymakers and potential funders 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 about your project on our website; and professional photography.


Organizations, communities, cities, businesses, universities, governments and others that are taking concrete action on climate change can apply to have their  projects recognized by the UN Climate Change secretariat as a 2021 winning activity


30th April 2021



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