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#soils4life Instagram contest

Deadline is 17 May 2015

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#soils4life Instagram contestThis year, soils are at the centre of global attention. As part of the International Year of Soils, the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are turning to you to help them highlight the importance of sustainable soil management.

They are launching the #soils4life contest on Instagram to share photos related to soils, their potential, their functions, but also instances of exploitation or abuse to help draw attention to the myriad of issues concerning this valuable resource.


Mobile for Change app competition

Deadline is 15 May 2015

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Mobile4ChangeTelefónica Educación Digital and Qualcomm® Wireless Reach have launched the Mobile for Change competition ( with the patronage of UNESCO and full support of its YouthMobile Initiative.

This global app competition targets women and young people by empowering them to develop mobile solutions for social good. Young people interested in learning about App development can apply what they learn from the free MOOCs offered on the MiríadaX platform and gain the necessary skills to produce their own App.


The Family Meal Photo Competition

Deadline is 11 January, 2015

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WFPPhoto-Competition-Picture-for-TwitterIn today’s rushed world, it is more important than ever to make time to sit down with your loved ones and enjoy a meal together. That is why we are shining the spotlight on the universal custom of the family meal.

Why is it important for you to share a family meal? Is it because of the special family recipe, which has been secretly passed on for generations? Is it because you are together only once a year, and therefore that one family meal is extra special? Or, could it be that you use products from your own garden which you have grown with tender care?

Capture why the family meal is important to you and win prizes by Jamie Oliver and have your photo included in the Family Meal exhibition.

World Migratory Bird Day Video Contest

Deadline is 14 May 2015

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WMBD2015 logoCreate a Video about World Migratory Bird Day 2015 - Be creative and show us your video skills by taking part in our contest! There is the chance to win prize money and produce this year's World Migratory Bird Day Trailer!

Your clip should aim to encourage people to take action on WMBD, 9-10 May, in no longer than three minutes.


Second Annual World Oceans Day Photo Contest

Deadline is 29 May, 2015

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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.

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