|The launching ceremony in Hanoi on October 12, 2021 (Photo: Ngoc Anh/VOV5)
Co-organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority (VDMA) and the Vietnam Administration of Forestry under the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the event is part of a project to improve the resilience of vulnerable coastal communities to climate change funded by the Green Climate Fund, the UNDP and the Vietnamese Government.
Contestants are students from colleges and universities across Vietnam. Entries could be comics, short films, videos and posters that could be published in mass media and will be posted on the event’s fanpage.
The jury comprises of five experts from the UNDP, the VDMA and the national press agencies. The competition will last till December 15. The award ceremony is scheduled for the final week in December in Hanoi.