Friday, 29 August 2014

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Who are your #communityheroes? - UNDP Photo contest

Deadline is 19 September

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UNDP-photocontestAid workers empower and help communities succeed across the world! Who is your community hero? Take their photo & enter UNDP's World Humanitarian Day photo contest.

1. Take a photo of someone who helps communities succeed & inspires you (a teacher, an aid worker etc..)

2. Tag the photo #TheWorldNeedsMore #CommunityHeroes

3. Send us the photo with a caption explaining why the person in the photo is a community hero

#WTD2013 Twitter Competition

Deadline is 17 September

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tourismdayWould you like your tweet to reach thousands of people from all around the world?

The 2013 World Tourism Day Twitter Competition: What do you do and recommend when travelling to ensure a more sustainable water future?

Get tweeting!

How do you save water during your travel? Using water-resistant sun block to protect marine life? Being sensitive to renewing bed linen and towels in a hotel? Informing yourself on water efficiency in your accommodation?

 

ITU-MCMC Contest to Promote the Transformational Power of Broadband - “Connecting at the Roots”

Deadline is 15 September

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28aug-ITUvideoRecognizing the importance of broadband and its impact on a nation's socio-economic development and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, ITU and the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) are jointly organizing a contest to promote the transformational power of broadband called "Connecting at the Roots" which invites submission of video clips about broadband and its impact on individuals, groups of people and/or society based on true stories.

A Society for all Ages - International Student Design Competition 2014

Deadline is 15 September, 2013

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ASocietyforallAgesThe Competition invites architecture students around the world to apply their creative talents in developing solutions, which integrate older persons into the fabric of the community and fully include them in all social, cultural, and productive activities.

The competition is sponsored by the International Council for Caring Communities (ICCC) in cooperation with the United Nations Programme for Human Settlements (UN-HABITAT) and United Nations Ageing Unit, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), and other partners.

World Tourism Day Photo Competition

Deadline is 31 August

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tourismdayWorld Tourism Day 2013 wants to shine a spotlight on the tremendous importance of water to the tourism sector, and tourism's role in achieving a more sustainable water future. They are looking for pictures that capture one or several of the following aspects:

  • How the tourism sector is implementing new ideas to decrease water consumption and pollution in its operations
  • How tourism is improving access to clean freshwater and/or strengthening water management in local communities
  • How you, as a tourist, are taking concrete actions towards a more sustainable water future
  • How tourism is working to help the preservation of water destinations (coastal areas, lakes, rivers, etc)
  • The great diversity of water destinations around the world and their importance for tourism

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