Youth Climate Pitch

Date        : 23 September 2022
Location : MBloc Space and Online (Zoom)

‘Youth Climate Pitch’ is a competition to promote the exchange of ideas on topics central to EU – Indonesia’s collaboration on green transition. Five winners will obtain an opportunity to have a paid internship in companies and EU-funded projects in Indonesia, to learn and contribute to sustainability and climate issues.

How to participate

You can enter the competition by either:

  1. Writing an essay of 500 – 1000 words, or
  2. Creating a video essay of 1 – 3 minutes

Who can participate?

  • Indonesian university students (undergraduate and graduate) in Indonesia or abroad;
  • 17-25 years old
    Passionate about climate and environmental issues
  • Must be able to present your idea on 23 September 2022 (in person in Jakarta or via Zoom)


  • Written or video essays should be in either Indonesian or English (choose one).
  • Idea formulation must be guided by the EU Green Deal (brief reference: EU Green Deal brochure).
  • No plagiarism. Use your original content, and credit your sources of information in the essay (bibliography) and the video.
  • Group submission is not eligible.
    Each participant is only allowed to submit 1 written essay or 1 video essay.


  • 3 winners will participate in a paid internship programme in EU-funded projects in Indonesia for a month, all expenses paid.

Competition Timeline

  • 01 – 18 September: Registration and essay submission
  • 19 September: Finalist announcement
  • 23 September: Pitching session in Jakarta
  • 1 October: Winner announcement (Green Gathering at the Park)
  • October – December: Paid internship period

In collaboration with

Hutan Itu Indonesia

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