September 1, 2009

“I will plant a million trees in my country!”

You can announce your pledge anytime, many will do it between September 19th and 29th.

Find the first draft of a press release here for your national press announcement (doc) here.

We recommend that you prepare the following:

  • a press release, you are welcome to use the draft we provide above
  • invite journalists to a press conference
  • help to translate the website, so that the landing page for your country can be launched soon

Ask you chaperon, your organization or your teacher for help. Adults are generally very supportive and should be happy to assist you.

We will provide the following:

  • launch a new website with sub pages for each country until September 19th
  • provide campaign t-shirts
  • organize a media event in Salzburg ( on September 29th 2009, you're welcome to join the event where Austria and some other countries will announce their pledge of a million trees. The password to sign in is collective-intelligence
  • uploaded the short film to Youtube, with the subtitles you provided

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