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Climate Innovators - Create real solutions to your city’s climate challenge, take action in your city!

How will you benefit from Climathon?

  • Help solve your city’s local climate challenge, and make your city more resilient to climate change
  • Network with local leaders from academia, business and public authorities
  • Develop your skills in public speaking, innovative thinking, prioritisation, and explore new tools and methodologies
  • Join forces with other like-minded entrepreneurs and innovators
  • Become a part of a global community working together to take climate action!

Application Deadline: 25th October, 2017

Challenge

Climate Change Challenge in the High Atlas

Climate Change Challenge in the High Atlas  

The High Atlas in Morocco as other zones throughout the world are landscape providing major economic resources and ecosystem services. Mountain systems represent one-fifth of the world’s land and are home to 570 million people. Mountain zones are also important suppliers of water, food, hydroelectricity, timber, other mineral resources and biological diversity, increasingly vulnerable to climate change.

Climathon High Atlas

In the occasion of Climathon 2017 event, The Espace Tamount social entreprise organize next 27th october Climathon High Atlas, a climate action day under the slogan : "Climate Change Challenge in the High Atlas", this day aims to empower Morocco southern communities specially young people at the local, regional and national level to design projects to tackle water, sanitation and hygiene, energy challenges (WASH, water pollution and water scarcity issues). For this first edition of Climathon High Atlas we decided to : 

  • Organize a full climate action day 27th october 2017
  • Define global climate change challenges in this vulnerable region in Morocco,
  • Elaborate a consensus and strategy for urgent climate actions in the High Atlas cities,
  • Engaging individuals, the local community, the public and private sector in the implementation of actions.

This 24-hour climate action will bring in young community (students, entrepreneurs,...etc) capable of successfully designing and implementing sustainable and inclusive climate action projects that significantly improve living conditions in our communities, while contributing to the achievement of SDGs. The 24 hours will brings too the Need to save and integrate ancestral and traditional ecological Amazigh Knowledge respecting the environnement.

We need your commitment !

All students, startups, local authorities, public and private organizations, administrative bodies, entrepreneurs and innovators are invited to join with their creative ideas in the global Climathon day for overcoming the challenges of "Climate Change Challenge in the Morocccan High Atlas".

A set of activities will be organized in the official venue "The sustainable tourism project Espace Tamount" located in Imi n ifri village (140 Km from Marrakech, 6 km from Demnat city) : conferences, workshops, competitions, ...etc in a principle goal to define climate challegnges in the high atlas cities in Morocco. (Detailled program will be published soon in our social media).

If you’re interested in taking part in Climathon High Atlas 2017: have an idea for an activity or session that could be included in the event, please register on the Climathon website or submit your activity proposal by Saturday 15 October 2017.

"Together, we will chart a new climate path for the Moroccan High Atlas "

Rachid Ennassiri - The manager organizer of Climathon High Atlas.

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News

News

30 Winning Solutions That Could Change the World
  06 December 2016

On the 28th October 2016, 59 cities from around the world took part in Climathon, a global 24-hour hackathon-style event that aims to solve cities climate change challenges. Read More

Venue

Venue

km 6.5 Imi n Ifri - Demnat, Espace Tamount

Contact Us

Contact Us

If you have any queries about the Climathon please contact:

Local Contact
Tamount (male of Amoun) in Amazigh (Berber) language mean “Union”, Espace Tamount (Tamount Space) it saw birth in 2007, it is a successful sustainable tourism project funded by the executive funder Mr. Moulay Hafid Frdi, a self-dedication man who decided to invest in his home region, this project’s goal is to create, develop and promote mountains expertise works and projects at the goal to consolidate sustainable development goals SDGs in rural communities and in the main time the research and development of sustainable tourism in Morocco Atlas Mountains.

Rachid Ennassiri - The manager Organizer of Climathon High Atlas
+212650973239
Global Contact
Climathon Manager
Orsolya Barna
climathon@climate-kic.org
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