NextGen Video Challenge – University of Singapore

NextGen Video Challenge – University of Singapore (Link

The winners of the #NextGen Video Challenge: Telling the Climate Story,  organised to commemorate World News Day, include:

First prize was shared by the Wild Side of Singapore – The Coastal Protectors, by David Adam James Lee, 21  of the Institute of Technical Education (Central)

and The Master Waster Chris by Celest Tan, 19, Rene Tan, 19, Ryan Tan, 19, and Ong Chin Wee, 20, of Nanyang Polytechnic.

Third prize went to the makers of Unconscious Decisions, Haney Afiqah Mohd Halil, 20, Tia Yap Ler Yee, 20, Zafirah Hissham, 23 and Ni Wenqing, 20 of Nanyang Polytechnic

Participants aged between 13 and 30 were invited to create videos around one of the following topics:

  • Climate impacts on urban environments
  • Nature-based solutions for sustainable management
  • Protecting and restoring ecosystems (a COP26 theme)
  • Climate change and my community: how we are responding.

Three other entries received honourable mention (in no order of merit).

  • Hope for Climate Change by Leong Jhun Ying, 14, Chloe Chan, 14, Grace Lee, 14, and Jolin Wan of Methodist Girls’ School
  • Nature-Based Sustainable Swaps! by Jamie Ow, 15, Dyon Goh, 15 and Dlynn Goh, 15 of Methodist Girls’ School and
  • What if we hear from them? – by Jasper Leong, 17, Lee Zhi Xiang, 18, Anur Syahidah Jaffar, 19 and Cheung Xi Min,17 of the Institute of Technical Education (East)

The #NextGen Video Challenge: Telling the Climate Story was organized by Singapore’s National Youth Achievement Award Council in collaboration with the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the Youth Climate Report.

Find all 26 entries the Youth Climate Report GIS Map.