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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.

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.

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.

UPU - 2014 International letter-writing competition for young people

Deadline is 30 April, 2014

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UPU2014The theme selected for the 2014 competition is: "Write a letter describing how music can touch lives."

The communication supports include a poster and a flyer, which are being updated to reflect the 2014 theme. They will be made available to member countries shortly.

The best letter from each country must be submitted to the International Bureau no later than 30 April 2014.

23rd International Children's Painting Competition

Deadline is 15 March 2014

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23rd-Painting-ONLINE-1The International Children's Painting Competition on the Environment is organized every year by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Japan-based Foundation for Global Peace and Environment (FGPE), Bayer and Nikon Corporation. It has been held since 1991 and has received more than 3 million entries from children in over 150 countries.

Theme: Food Waste

Subthemes: Save the Planet--Save Food, Wasting Food is Wasting the Planet

To help inspire you, please visit UNEP's Think.Eat.Save.Reduce Your Foodprint website: www.thinkeatsave

The organizers are inviting children all over the world to submit their paintings to the UNEP office in their regions.

 

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