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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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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.

Many Languages, One World - Student Essay Contest

Deadline is 15 March 2014

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essay-contest-UNAIIn celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations and as part of the UN Academic Impact's commitment to multilingual education, ELS Educational services and the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) have launched a global essay contest for university and college students on global citizenship and understanding

Submit an essay (2000 words or less) exploring how multilingual ability advances global citizenship and understanding. Your essay should reflect your academic, cultural, and national context.

We are Europe. Every day

Deadline is 10 March 2014

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Share your EU story! Submit your video! At a key moment in the history of European Construction and ahead of the European elections next May, the European Commission, in partnership with the United Nations, is launching a video competition on the theme of the European project and the support of its citizens for this project.

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