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Physical activity - WHO art competition

Deadline is 20 November

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Move4HealthWHO is organizing an art competition to promote physical activity for youth. We want you to submit drawings or paintings that promote physical activity and we encourage you to be creative and original in your artwork. Create art that encourages people to think about their health and the importance of engaging in physical activity.

The winning entries will be displayed during the high-level regional forum on a life-course approach to promote physical activity taking place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from 15 to 16 December 2013

The competition is open to all between the ages of 8 and 18.

United Nations Political Cartoon Awards

Deadline is 15 November

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CartoonAward-2012winnerThe United Nations, in its desire to promote the highest standard of excellence in political cartoons, has established this annual political cartoon award given in the international field, and named the award after political cartoonist Ranan Lurie.

Winning cartoons will be chosen for their high professional standards in art, political analysis of events, projection of events to come, humor, while emphasizing the spirit and principles of the U.N.

“Young voices against poverty” Video Contest

Deadline is 1 November

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EDD-video-competitionIn the run-up to European Development Days 2013 - Europe's premier forum on development, poverty eradication and sustainable development - we want you to have your say!

The challenge:

All you have to do is make a short video (no more than 120 seconds) answering the following question: If you could have your say, how would you fight poverty?

IOM-EU Migration Photo Contest 2013

Deadline is 31 October

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IOM-thinkmovechangeThe IOM-EU Migration Photo Contest 2013 is open to anyone resident in any country. The theme of the contest is 'Think Move Change,' aiming at raising public awareness of Nepal's labour migration challenges and opportunities through visual representations of Nepalese migrants, their families and communities, and advocating for safe migration for all current and potential migrants.

 

World Food Day Poster Competition

Deadline is 30 September, 2013

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fooddaycompetitionFood systems are how we grow, process, package, transport, store, market, purchase and eat our food.

If we are not careful, our food systems can be harmful to the environment. Food systems use a lot of water, create harmful greenhouse gases, and ultimately affect every plant and animal on the planet.

The poster contest is co-organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Women’s Guild in Rome, Italy.

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