Ecological Civilization: Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth. (Photo/China News Service)
(ECNS) -- Global solicitation for short films on biodiversity protection proposed by the 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15) of the UN Convention started Wednesday, as announced at an event in Kunming, capital city of southwest China's Yunnan Province.
The theme of the conference is “Ecological Civilization: Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth”.
Films should focus on biodiversity protection, biodiversity beauty, peaceful coexistence between human and nature, biodiversity protection practices, etc. and the solicitation activity will end on August 15.
Entries must be in English or Chinese, but are not limited to genres, micro movies, micro documentaries and creative videos are all included. A total of 100 participants of four categories will compete for Most Creative Work, Most Popular Work, Best Story and Excellent Work.
David Ainsworth, Secretariat of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity addressed the event via video. He said he hopes participants would display biodiversity protection, the magnificent nature and peaceful coexistence between human and nature in our daily life in their works.
Yunnan, essential to biodiversity protection in China and even in the world, will hold the COP15 in October, 2021 in Kunming.