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EU and ASEAN announce the Winner of #MyNatureMyHero

22/05/2018 - 13:06
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Today, 22 May 2018, the European Union, the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) and the ASEAN Secretariat jointly celebrated the International Day for Biological Diversity in Siem Reap, Cambodia. To mark the occasion, a ceremony was held to announce and award the grand prize winner of the EU-ASEAN Biodiversity Youth Video Competition #MyNatureMyHero.

EU and ASEAN announce the Winner of #MyNatureMyHero Youth Video Competition on the International Day for Biological Diversity

 

Today, 22 May 2018, the European Union, the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) and the ASEAN Secretariat jointly celebrated the International Day for Biological Diversity in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

To mark the occasion, a ceremony was held to announce and award the grand prize winner of the EU-ASEAN Biodiversity Youth Video Competition #MyNatureMyHero. The competition was conducted as part of a series of events and campaigns dedicated to the celebration of the 40th anniversary of EU-ASEAN dialogue in 2017 and highlights the perspectives of youth in biodiversity conservation in ASEAN.

With biodiversity as a grand theme, the video competition itself was aimed at enhancing people-to-people connectivity among ASEAN Member States and engaging young people as agents of support for this important cause.

The event, which was attended by finalists from across ASEAN, likewise showcased the importance of preserving the rich biodiversity of Southeast Asia and to strengthen joint actions for protecting the environment.

Below are the 10 finalists (one from each ASEAN member states) and their visual work of art. The grand prize winner is Krittin Laohawarutchai from Thailand.

For more info, see full press release HERE