The Children's Climate Prize jury meets October 4th

Nominations for the Children's Climate Prize 2018 closed on Sunday. Contributions have been submitted via a form on the climate prize website since April. It is now time for this year's jury to meet and select five finalists. Which five will be revealed on November 1st.


The prize was initiated by Telge Energi, a company exclusively working with renewable energy sources and an independent jury has been appointed to go through all contributions and select five finalists and, of course, the winner. The prize was initiated in 2016 and chairman of the jury, climate profile Johan Kuylenstierna, has been wielding the gavel since the start. As of this year there is also a jury representative from Telge Energi's staff.

The award ceremony will be held in Stockholm City Hall and the jury meeting will take place at the same venue. This year’s finalists will be revealed November 1st and the winner will be announced during the week leading up to the award ceremony.

TV-personality Doreen Månsson is participating in the jury's work for the first time and looks forward to the upcoming jury meeting.

“It will be incredibly exciting to delve into all the amazing contributions that have been sent in. Seeing so many good and painstaking initiatives from the world's youth, that in various ways contribute to positive change, makes me full of hope”, says Månsson.

These are the jurors of the Children's Climate Prize Jury 2018:

Johan Kuylenstierna, Vice Chair Swedish Climate Policy Council and adjunct professor, Stockholm University

Micael Dahlén, Writer and professor at Stockholm School of Economics

Doreen Månsson, TV personality, engaged in environmental and social causes

Luca Berardi, Finalist at the Children’s Climate Prize 2016 and recipient of Lund’s environmental award 2018

Zeinab Ismail Adem, WWF Sweden Youth

Katarina Mohlin, Board member of Telge Energi

Monica Eidenberg, Telge Energi staff representative

 

The Children's Climate Prize is a two-day event, Tuesday 20th November the celebratory award ceremony takes place in Stockholm City Hall, with guests from all over the world. Wednesday 21st November the Children's Climate Talks will be held in Södertälje Town Hall, where this year’s finalists will be given time to present their climate-/environmental projects in-depth.

Facts about the Children's Climate Prize:

  • An international climate award.

  • Young people between the ages of 12 and 17 can participate.

  • Nominations have been open between April and September 2018.

  • 4th October, an independent jury selects the five finalists.

  • 1st November the five finalists are revealed.

  • 12th November the winner is announced.

  • 20th November finalists participate in the award ceremony at Stockholm City Hall with more than 250 guests present.

  • 21st November Children's Climate Talks in Södertälje City Hall, where the finalists will present their projects / initiatives in more depth.

 

Follow Children's Climate Prize on social media and see what the jury meeting is all about. Facebook and Instagram from 13:00 on 4th October.

 

For all media inquries:
Jonna Holmgren
+46 (0) 70-888 05 02
Jonna@massivpr.se

 

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About Children's Climate Prize The Children's Climate Prize is awarded to a child or young person who has done something extraordinary for the climate and the environment. The prize was established in 2016 to highlight another perspective on the climate issue, recognizing that it is children’s futureat stake and that their voices are important and deserve to be heard. Telge Energi initiated the prize and actively engages in the transition to a sustainable societyby exclusively working with renewable energy.But we need to do more than that.

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It will be incredibly exciting to delve into all the amazing contributions that have been sent in. Seeing so many good and painstaking initiatives from the world's youth, that in various ways contribute to positive change, makes me full of hope
TV-personality Doreen Månsson