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‘Young Innovators’ competition

Deadline is 31 July, 2014

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ideas2The Young Innovators Competition seeks for 18-30 year old entrepreneurs from around the world with social start-ups which use open source technologies for disaster management. This could include disaster preparedness, early warning, emergency communication and response, and recovery from natural disasters.

Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition

Deadline is 30 June, 2014

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The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is an international program launched by The Goi Peace Foundation, Stiftung Entrepreneurship (Berlin) and UNESCO. The competition provides a global platform for young entrepreneurs who aspire to create positive change in their communities.

By highlighting the best examples of youth entrepreneurship, the competition aims to empower the young generation to take the initiative in social innovation and become pioneers in building a harmonious and sustainable society.

International Contest: "A wish for the planet"

Deadline is 30 June, 2014

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Concours-StExupAs part of a Cultural Diplomacy Initiative developed in collaboration with the International Organization of La Francophonie (IOF) and the Estate of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, the Education Outreach Section of the United Nations is organising an International Contest: "A wish for the planet", for young people between 5 and 18 years old.

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PLURAL+ 2014 Youth Video Festival

Deadline: 27 June 2014

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pluralplusThe United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) again invite the world’s youth to submit original and creative videos focusing on PLURAL+ themes: migration, diversity and social inclusion.

Recognizing youth as powerful agents of social change in a world often characterized by intolerance, and cultural and religious divisions, PLURAL+ invites youth to address key challenges related to migrant integration, inclusiveness, identity, diversity, human rights and social cohesiveness, both at local and global levels. Young people up to 25 years old are invited to submit short videos of five minutes maximum in length.


2014 GOI Peace Foundation - UNESCO, International Essay Contest for Young People

Deadline is 15 June, 2014

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GOI-2014

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?

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