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News 2015 call for project proposals for Education and Public Awareness from the Belgian CHM is open

The 2015 call for project proposals for Education and Public Awareness under the Belgian CHM partnership programme is now open. The deadline to apply is 15 June 2015.

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Release date 07/05/2015
Contributor mlsusini
Keywords CHM, communication, public awareness,

In the framework of its 'public awareness' component, CEBioS desires to strengthen the activities of CHM National Focal Points in their contribution to the implementation of the CBD. National CHMs play an essential role in the education and information of the general public and policy makers, on the value of biodiversity and on the opportunities offered by the Convention.

In 2015, 6 to 8 projects will be financed through the call. This number will depend of the type, size and quality of proposed projects.

The call is open to CHM National Focal Points of partner countries of the Belgian CHM:
Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Côte d'Ivoire, D.R. Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Morocco, Niger, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania.

The suggested themes have been chosen in accordance to the first objective of the Strategic Plan 2011-2020 of the Convention on Biological Diversity (Aichi target 1):

Type Theme
Type 1 Study on suitable indicators for a baseline study on public awareness according to objective 1 of the Strategic Plan 2011-2020 of the Convention if not yet defined in the revised National Biodiversity Strategy.
Type 2 Baseline study on the perception of biodiversity based on the indicators chosen in the NBSAP or in an earlier project on indicators.
Type 3 Public awareness project, which aim is to raise the awareness of target audience chosen in the NBSAP or through an earlier indicator project and for which a baseline study has been undertaken.

See here for more information.

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