UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2022: Groundwater

UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2022

The UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge is a capacity-building program that challenges and inspires the next future leaders to contribute ideas and concepts for their version of sustainable water management and solutions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find the answers to frequently asked questions about UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2022

Don’t worry! Everyone from every major are welcomed to apply.

25 participants will be selected from each country, meaning you will have a chance to meet another 25 participants from another country!

Prepare the documents needed and register yourself at bit.ly/UWRC22-Groundwater before 21 August 2022. Afterwards, we will keep you informed about the current phase of the competition.

Nope, you pay nothing to join the challenge!

You will have three weeks of the online event and one week of an offline event, so you are mandatory to travel to the biosphere reserve location in your country with your travel expenses covered.

Yup, university students and young professional are welcomed to apply!

Certainly! No one is left behind. Do fill the registration form and let us know what disabilities you have. We want to ensure we can accommodate and ensure your safety, first and foremost, also to provide you with a fantastic learning experience.

Yes! We encourage you to apply first and if your excitement in the program meets our other requirement, we can work on some agreement later on to cover part of your travel expenses if you’re abroad. Don’t let this discourage you!

Yes. According to the latest travel regulation, you are encouraged to be fully vaccinated + booster. If you have not, there is still time to get your vaccination! However, if by some personal reasons you cannot get vaccinated yet, but the travel regulations allow other types of testing (such as PCR or rapid test antigen) so you can travel, we’ll work around that with you and get you to Jogja!

P.S.: Any COVID-19 testings and/or quarantine will not be covered by the organizer.

What an unfortunate!
You’re missing out on meeting your teammates, learning from the locals, visiting the breathtaking scenery in the biosphere reserves, and physically be a part of these powerful youth network? We are looking for candidates that can commit to the program as a whole, as the Challenge is designed to give you on-the-ground learning experience and networking opportunities. You will missed this one lifetime opportunity.

One winning team will be selected from Indonesia and Vietnam, so total of two winning teams for this Challenge.
That being said, each team will get USD 1,000 as prize money.

Certainly! Certificate of participations will be given to those who completed the program beautifully! The winning team will even have that title attached in their certificate!

Not necessarily. We will measure it based on your video or essay, anyway. We have high interest and good eyes in picking suitable participants, so don’t be shy and show your enthusiasm in that video or essay! And don’t let the word “fluent” discourage you in any way. Opportunity comes to those who are prepared. Be bold!

It’s not included in the travel arrangement. If needed, each participant can arrange the insurance by their own expenses.

You can directly DM us or feel free to contact us through Whatsapp.

  • If you are Indonesian, please contact Elvira (+6282114697918);
  • If you are Vietnamese, please contact Alice (+84907584160).

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UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2022: Groundwater

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UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2022: Groundwater

The UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge is a capacity-building program that challenges and inspires the next future leaders, especially students and young professionals from various backgrounds, to contribute ideas and concepts for their version of sustainable water management and solutions.