Sunday, 20 April 2014

UN in your language

← Back to list of current UN Competitions

2011 Citizen Ambassadors Contest

citizenThe United Nations asked you to use your voice as a global citizen to tell world leaders in a short video what you think needs to be done to make this world a better and safer place.

The campaign was part of a series of initiatives launched by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, which seek to utilize the power of the Internet and social networking to engage a new generation of world citizens in the importance of international diplomacy.

The United Nations Department of Public Information, in partnership with the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), ran the 3rd annual Citizen Ambassadors video contest from 8 August 2011, to 8 September 2011.


Lorenzo Natali Prize 2011

LorenzoNataliThe European Union in partnership with Reporters Without Borders give people a chance to tell their amazing story and make a difference by entering Europe's premier human rights, democracy and development award for journalism.

The Lorenzo Natali Prize 2011 is open to print, online or broadcast reporters worldwide.

Congratulations to Tom Heinemann, winner of the Lorenzo Natali Journalism Grand Prize for a world-class investigative journalism television documentary ‘The Micro Debt’.


OSCE Photo Contest 2011

oscewinnerThe contest invited photographers, both professional and amateur, to submit up to three photos illustrating the importance of development of sustainable energy and transport.

Finding environmentally-friendly ways to produce energy, and transport goods and people, is crucial in safeguarding our future. The contest organized by the 2011 Lithuanian Chairmanship of the OSCE and the Office of the Co-ordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities, in May–July, encouraged professional and amateur photographers to demonstrate their visions of the development of sustainable energy and transport—the theme of the 19th OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum held in Prague on 14-16 September 2011.


A Logo for Human Rights, design competition

hrlogowinnerThe competition aimed to create a Human Rights logo “by people for people”.

The entry by Serbian designer Predrag Stakic was announced as the winner of the competition.

You can download different formats of the human rights logo as well as all kinds of related material. The logo and all the materials are open source products, which means they are free to be used by everyone, for the promotion and protection of human rights. 


ITU’s Green ICT Application Challenge

itu-ccThe competition sought to find the best and most innovative Concept Paper for an ICT application that would help combat climate change.

Smart Recycling”, by Lis Lugo Colls from Spain, was announced as the winner.


Page 12 of 16


UNRIC competitions

UNRIC campaigns

UNRIC games

UNRIC applications