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Young Innovators Competition 2013 (ITU)

Deadline is 30 June, 2013

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ITU-comp-juneITU are looking for the next generation of social technopreneurs – young people aged between 18 and 26 with an inspirational ICT-based solution to developmental challenges.

Ten winning finalists will be selected to attend ITU Telecom World 2013 in Bangkok, taking part in workshops, pitching sessions, mentoring and networking, plus receiving seed funding of up to USD 10,000 per project.

Project Impact! competition

Deadline is 14 June, 2013

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projectimpactThe International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Youth Employment Network (YEN) and Making Cents International have partnered to launch the Project Impact! competition to draw out the lessons learned that youth employment practitioners have experienced in the field. The result of the competition will be a series of Smart Notes published on the YEN Marketplace website.

The cross-cutting theme for the competition is rural youth and increasing opportunities in rural areas. This focus is closely aligned to the theme of the 2013 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference.

Greening the Blue - World Environment Day campaign 2013

Deadline is 5 June, 2013

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Greeningtheblue2013On 5 June, individuals and organizations around the world will be getting involved with activities to promote this year’s theme: food waste.

Greening the Blue is encouraging UN staff and others around the world to celebrate World Environment Day by making a pledge to reduce their foodprints!

Staff can make up their pledge or borrow one from the website.

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.

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