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World Food Day Poster Competition

Deadline is 30 September, 2013

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fooddaycompetitionFood systems are how we grow, process, package, transport, store, market, purchase and eat our food.

If we are not careful, our food systems can be harmful to the environment. Food systems use a lot of water, create harmful greenhouse gases, and ultimately affect every plant and animal on the planet.

The poster contest is co-organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Women’s Guild in Rome, Italy.

World Health Organization: Photo Competition

Deadline is 15 October

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youth circleAre you between 14 and 19 years old? We have created a photo competition and want to see health and illness through your eyes!

The themes on which they’re looking for photos are:

  • Adolescents are healthy (engaging in healthy activities)
  • Adolescents learn about health (health education)
  • Adolescents use health services when needed
  • It can be difficult to stay healthy (images about the environment and risk-behaviours)
  • Adolescents are active in promoting health (advocating for health, participation)

@Do One Thing for Diversity and Inclusion video contest

Deadline is 27 September, 2013

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doonethingTake part in the @Do One Thing for Diversity and Inclusion campaign by making a one-minute video expressing what Diversity and Inclusion means to you. The winning videos will also be included within the UNAOC Plural+ Youth Video Festival DVD. Compete for $1500 in prizes donated by Weyerhaeuser and TAL Televisión América Latina as well as Najafi Global Mindset's upcoming book Developing your Global Mindset: The Handbook for successful global leaders.

Be as creative as possible! Videos may be of any type, style or genre from a documentary, music video or animation.

Who are your #communityheroes? - UNDP Photo contest

Deadline is 19 September

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UNDP-photocontestAid workers empower and help communities succeed across the world! Who is your community hero? Take their photo & enter UNDP's World Humanitarian Day photo contest.

1. Take a photo of someone who helps communities succeed & inspires you (a teacher, an aid worker etc..)

2. Tag the photo #TheWorldNeedsMore #CommunityHeroes

3. Send us the photo with a caption explaining why the person in the photo is a community hero

#WTD2013 Twitter Competition

Deadline is 17 September

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tourismdayWould you like your tweet to reach thousands of people from all around the world?

The 2013 World Tourism Day Twitter Competition: What do you do and recommend when travelling to ensure a more sustainable water future?

Get tweeting!

How do you save water during your travel? Using water-resistant sun block to protect marine life? Being sensitive to renewing bed linen and towels in a hotel? Informing yourself on water efficiency in your accommodation?


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