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UPU - 2014 International letter-writing competition for young people

Deadline is 30 April, 2014

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UPU2014The theme selected for the 2014 competition is: "Write a letter describing how music can touch lives."

The communication supports include a poster and a flyer, which are being updated to reflect the 2014 theme. They will be made available to member countries shortly.

The best letter from each country must be submitted to the International Bureau no later than 30 April 2014.

23rd International Children's Painting Competition

Deadline is 15 March 2014

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23rd-Painting-ONLINE-1The International Children's Painting Competition on the Environment is organized every year by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Japan-based Foundation for Global Peace and Environment (FGPE), Bayer and Nikon Corporation. It has been held since 1991 and has received more than 3 million entries from children in over 150 countries.

Theme: Food Waste

Subthemes: Save the Planet--Save Food, Wasting Food is Wasting the Planet

To help inspire you, please visit UNEP's Think.Eat.Save.Reduce Your Foodprint website: www.thinkeatsave

The organizers are inviting children all over the world to submit their paintings to the UNEP office in their regions.

 

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.

 

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