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‘Young Innovators’ competition

Deadline is 31 July, 2014

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ideas2The Young Innovators Competition seeks for 18-30 year old entrepreneurs from around the world with social start-ups which use open source technologies for disaster management. This could include disaster preparedness, early warning, emergency communication and response, and recovery from natural disasters.

International Contest: "A wish for the planet"

Deadline is 30 June, 2014

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Concours-StExupAs part of a Cultural Diplomacy Initiative developed in collaboration with the International Organization of La Francophonie (IOF) and the Estate of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, the Education Outreach Section of the United Nations is organising an International Contest: "A wish for the planet", for young people between 5 and 18 years old.

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23rd International Children's Painting Competition

Deadline is 15 March 2014

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23rd-Painting-ONLINE-1The International Children's Painting Competition on the Environment is organized every year by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Japan-based Foundation for Global Peace and Environment (FGPE), Bayer and Nikon Corporation. It has been held since 1991 and has received more than 3 million entries from children in over 150 countries.

Theme: Food Waste

Subthemes: Save the Planet--Save Food, Wasting Food is Wasting the Planet

To help inspire you, please visit UNEP's Think.Eat.Save.Reduce Your Foodprint website: www.thinkeatsave

The organizers are inviting children all over the world to submit their paintings to the UNEP office in their regions.

 

First Annual World Oceans Day Photo Contest

Deadline is 3 June, 2014

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Photo credit to Matt WeissWorld Oceans Day helps you make a difference in your life, community, and world by taking action to protect our ocean—for present and future generations.

Photography is a powerful medium of expression that can be used to communicate strong positive messages about a subject. This open and free photo contest seeks inspire the creation and dissemination of such positive imagery, which conveys the beauty and importance of the ocean.

Islands 2014 Photo Call

Deadline is 5 June, 2014

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islands2014compAs part of the celebrations for the International Year of Small Island Developing States we are looking for images that showcase the beauty and richness of this group of countries. You can enter your photo under three categories: culture, environment and development.

The best pictures will become part of the UN library and used for media materials seen all over the world. They will also be exhibited at the Third Conference on Small Island Developing States in Apia, Samoa.

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