In order to fight against climate change described by scientists as the most important threat of 21st century, Enhancing Required Joint Efforts on Climate Action Project (İklimIN) carried out by Turkish Republic Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation within the scope of financial cooperation between European Union and Turkish Republic has been implemented since August 2017. Within the framework of the project, trainings are provided to local government representatives on various topics and awareness raising activities are carried out to raise awareness of the relevant groups.
Photography Contest Held
In this context, “Your Climate Photograph Contest” was held in cooperation with Photographic Arts Federation of Turkey (TFSF) between the dates 15th April – 21st June. As a result of the competition, among the 2290 works sent by 651 photographers, 31 works that were awarded the prize, honorable mention and exhibition were determined.
The works will be displayed in various exhibition areas in 10 provinces of Turkey under the name of “Your Climate Photograph Exhibition” during July and August. The Ankara leg of the exhibition, which can be seen at Izmir and Antalya TAV Airports, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Kordon Exhibition Area and Gaziantep Zeugma Museum Exhibition Area, will be held at Ankara CerModern Arts Center between 23-28 July.
The Awards of the First Three Competitors will be Granted at CerModern Arts Center
An event will be held on Friday, July 26th to present the awards to the owners of prize-winning works. The awards of the first three competitors will be granted at the exhibition area designed under the themes of Air, Water and Earth in the event with the participation of the representatives of the General Directorate of Environmental Management of Turkish Republic Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation, the representatives of Delegation of the European Commission to Turkey, the relevant NGOs and stakeholders.
The Photograph Exhibition “Your Climate”, can be seen in August at Istanbul Photography Museum, Adana 75. Yıl Art Gallery, Sanliurfa Barutcu Han Exhibition Area, Kocaeli Historical Station Building Exhibition Area and Ankara TAV Airport.