Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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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

Photo contest: “a day in the life of a health worker"

Deadline is 30 August

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GHWAllianceProfessional and non-professional photographers worldwide are invited to participate in a photo contest under the theme "a day in the life of a health worker." The contest aims to raise awareness of the importance of all cadres of health workers, who save lives every day, despite difficult conditions and inadequate resources. We believe that photos "in action" will reinforce health messages, and will present information in a visually interesting format, which will go a long way in influencing attitudes.

UNICEF's photo contest on Instagram

Deadline is 14 August

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UNICEF EndViolenceWhat if all children could grow up in a Violence-Free world? What if that reality started with you?

Well, it does. Here's how:

By spreading the workd on #ENDviolence, you're now part of the global movement. Children all over the world are counting on you.

  1. Write, stamp, stencil, tag #ENDviolence somewhere that inspires you: on yourself or a friend, on paper, in the sand, on a wall... surprise us!
  2. Take a picture.
  3. Upload it to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or Statigram. Don't forget to hashtag #ENDviolence and mention @UNICEF

Think. Eat. Save. Reduce your Footprint - Nordic-Baltic Ad Competition

Deadline is 11 August, 2013

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Nordic-competition-250pxOn the occasion of World Environment Day, UNRIC and the Nordic Council of Ministers launched a Nordic-Baltic Ad Competition to support the fight against food waste.

The Ad Competition calls on designers to create an advertisement to increase public awareness of the increasing scale of food waste in our modern day society and to draw attention to the problem of increasing food waste.

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