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Shine a light on climate action

The United Nations Climate Change Secretariat's Momentum for Change initiative is shining a light on innovative and transformational climate action in 2014.

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Lighthouse Activities are shining examples of action on climate change taking place around the world. Showcasing these activities provides a positive context for international climate negotiations, showing that action on climate change is not only possible but that it is already happening.

The 2014 Lighthouse Activities will recognize climate action in four key areas:

Lighthouse Activities: Benefits

The Lighthouse Activities do not carry a cash prize. Instead, a tailored support package focuses on access to knowledge, expertise and networks. Some of the benefits associated with the 2014 Lighthouse Activities include:

  • Fully covered participation at the UN Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru
  • A high-level ceremony with senior government and UN officials, development institutions, financial institutions and businesses at the UN Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru
  • Profiling of the activity nationally, regionally and internationally
  • Public relations support and professional media training
  • Assistance with access to relevant organizations, businesses, policy makers, funders, and to other Lighthouse Activity alumni and partners
  • High-quality promotional videos and photography


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