Tuesday, 23 December 2014

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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.

World Water Day - Photo Contest

Deadline is 28 February 2014

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waterday-photocontestThe photo contest focuses on the theme of the Water-Energy Nexus.

The World Water Day 2014 theme of Water and Energy is central to achieving a sustainable future. It also cuts to the heart of inequities, particularly for the poorest of the poor, who suffer greatly from lack of access to water, sanitation and modern forms of energy.

 

Physical activity - WHO art competition

Deadline is 20 November

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Move4HealthWHO is organizing an art competition to promote physical activity for youth. We want you to submit drawings or paintings that promote physical activity and we encourage you to be creative and original in your artwork. Create art that encourages people to think about their health and the importance of engaging in physical activity.

The winning entries will be displayed during the high-level regional forum on a life-course approach to promote physical activity taking place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from 15 to 16 December 2013

The competition is open to all between the ages of 8 and 18.

United Nations Political Cartoon Awards

Deadline is 15 November

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CartoonAward-2012winnerThe United Nations, in its desire to promote the highest standard of excellence in political cartoons, has established this annual political cartoon award given in the international field, and named the award after political cartoonist Ranan Lurie.

Winning cartoons will be chosen for their high professional standards in art, political analysis of events, projection of events to come, humor, while emphasizing the spirit and principles of the U.N.

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