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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.

World Migratory Bird Day Photo Competition

Deadline is 11 June, 2014

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WMB2014 As the demand for sustainable tourism products is growing and wildlife watching is becoming important in the choice of holidays, the objective of this Photo Competition is to highlight the links between migratory birds and tourism with a view to promoting best practices and reducing the negative impacts.

We would like to highlight the links between Migratory Birds and Tourism and therefore would like to receive photos and stories showcasing best practices and existing challenges. The photo and story should illustrate your personal experience and opinion and it must represent a migratory bird species.

2014 GOI Peace Foundation - UNESCO, International Essay Contest for Young People

Deadline is 15 June, 2014

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GOI-2014

The annual essay contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, imagination and initiative of the world's youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development.

The theme for this year's competition is "My Role as a Citizen of Earth".

In the vast universe, we were born on this planet called Earth, where various cultures and ethnicities, all living things, and all of nature exist together. However, in our world today, we face numerous problems--environmental destruction, resource depletion, wars and conflicts, poverty, and many more--that make our future uncertain. Given this situation, what do you think is the best way forward for humanity? How do you wish to fulfill your role as a citizen of Earth?

International Year of Family Farming Photo Competition

Deadline: 1 May 2014

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IYFF2014-compThe IYFF-2014 photo competition is calling for photos that represent the motto: Family Farming: Feeding the world, caring for the earth.

Entries must visualize the strength, potential and challenges of sustainable, multifunctional family farmers worldwide, in all their diversity and contexts.

The photo competition is open to everyone. They particularly encourage farmers, women, and young people to participate.

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