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Connect4Climate

Deadline is 1 May, 2013

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c4c-logoConnect4Climate (C4C) has launched iChange: a video competition for students from all over the world to create sharp 30-second video messages about climate change!

C4C, launched by the World Bank, the Italian Ministry of Environment, and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) is a global partnership program dedicated to climate change communication.

UNEP Leftover Recipe Competition

Deadline is 26 May, 2013

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UNEP Leftover Recipe CompetitionThe United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) through its GreenUp! initiative has launched a competition that asks global citizens to show their love for leftovers, and submit a recipe that they use to clean out the fridge.

Love your leftovers aims at making a meaningful contribution to UNEP's new global campaign called 'Think.Eat.Save - Reduce Your Foodprint' to reduce food waste and food losses around the world.

UPU - 2013 International letter-writing competition for young people

Deadline is 30 April, 2013

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UPUwater-compThe theme is: "Write someone a letter explaining why water is a precious resource".

The 2013 theme ties in with the International Decade for Action "Water for Life" 2005–2015.

Water serves a multitude of different purposes, and it is vital that we preserve this precious natural resource. Access to water is essential to ensuring the health and well-being of humans and the protection of nature.

Young people up to the age of 15 years may take part in the competition.

ITF International Poster Competition 2013 – 2014

Deadline is 30 April, 2013

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30April-compStudents of art and design from participating countries will be invited to submit original posters on the theme “Keeping the Memory Alive – Journeys through the Holocaust” in keeping with the 2014 designated theme of the United Nations Holocaust and Outreach Programme.

The 12 highest ranking posters will enjoy high-profile display around the world. Prizes will be awarded for winning designs and the posters will be exhibited extensively.

Migrant Domestic Workers in Europe Photo Contest

Deadline is 30 April, 2013

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Migrant Domestic Workers in Europe Photo Contest - photo credits: flickr/kikomantisThe International Migration Programme of the ILO is organizing a photo contest in order to explore and to showcase the important and positive contributions that migrant domestic workers in Europe make to the societies they live in. The photographs should bring about a positive image of domestic work and migration and demonstrate the character and resilience of these workers.

The ILO are inviting anyone residing in Europe and over the age of 18 to participate.

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