Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Online Launch of Rio + 20 Global Youth Music Contest, 5th Oct. 2011 (Live from Vienna UN 18:45 + 2 GMT or 16:45 GMT)
The Rio+20 Global Youth Music Contest is a global competition for young people organized by the International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges (IAAI) with a wide number of partners and youth networks on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20 Earth Summit) to be held in June 2012 in Brazil.
Rio+20 Global Youth Music Contest encourages youth to express their hopes, concerns and thoughts on future of our earth through the universal language of music as a powerful expression that incites commitment for sustainable development. The contest will collect musical messages from global youth exploring global solutions for sustainable development and the winners will win a trip to Rio de Janeiro to attend the Rio+20 Earth Summit in June 2012 and make the voices of global youth heard through their music.
After a very intensive preparatory workshop with 30 global youth representatives from all around the world in Maria Loretto palace in Klagenfurt am Wörthersee (Austria) September 12-16 (see press release for details http://www.glocha.info/index.php/latest-news/165-press-rioplus20songcontest) and presentation of the initiative at international conference "Knowledge, Youth and Global Commons" http://www.uncsd2012.org/rio20/index.php?page=view&type=13&nr=372&menu=27 the initiative will be presented online to a global audience (5th Oct. 2011 Live from Vienna UN 18:45 + 2 GMT or 16:45 GMT) in cooperation with UN Information Service Vienna and Earth Charter International e-learning platform.
For further information please visit: http://glocha.info/index.php/latest-news/171-online-launch