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Global art contest for children and youth (UNEP)

Winners exhibit on Youtube

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chemicalsThe Stockholm Convention celebrated its 10th anniversary in May 2011. On this occasion, the Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention organized a global art contest for children and youth.

The theme for the competition was "Stockholm at 10: Chemical Challenges, Sustainable Solutions" and what it means to young people around the world.

The contest was open to three art & media categories: drawing, photography and short videos. There were also three age categories: 5-10 years old; 11-15 years old; and 16-20 years old.

Ended: 16 March, 2012

Youth, skills and work - Art Contest

Winner announced on the website

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GMR ArtContest 8FebThe 2012 Education for All Global Monitoring Report examined how skills development programmes can improve young people’s opportunities for decent jobs and better lives.

Youth, skills and work – What skills do you need to create a better future? The artwork had to illustrate ideas linked to youth, education, skills and the world of work.

The winner, Khalid Mohamed Hammad Elkhateem, will receive a trip to Paris to participate in an event publicizing the artwork and meet the EFA Global Monitoring Report team. The artworks will be displayed in an online gallery around the time of the launch of the 2012 Report, and some will be used for the 2012 EFA Global Monitoring Report.

Ended: 1 April, 2012

Art for Peace 2012

Winners announced on the website

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artforpeace feb1The Office for Disarmament Affairs launched a disarmament education contest for young people.

Youth from ages 5 through 17 were urged to be creative and tap into their imaginations to draw, paint, sketch, use pens, pencils, crayons, charcoal, oil, acrylic paint or watercolours to illustrate a world free of nuclear weapons, without wars, without fear.

Ended: 30 April, 2012

UPU - 2012 International letter-writing competition for young people

Winners announced in September

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UPU2012The theme was: "Write a letter to an athlete or sports figure you admire to explain what the Olympic Games mean to you".

The Olympic Movement seeks to create a better world through sports, by promoting the universal values of excellence, friendship and respect. With these values in mind, young letter-writers were invited to express their thoughts on what the Olympic Games, which are being organized in 2012, mean to them.

Ended: 30 April, 2012

Logo design competition for Women Artists Museum

Winning logo announced on the website

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The Foundation of the International Center for Women Artists (ICWA) invited graphic designers from all over the world to take part in a design competition to create its new logo.

Under the auspices of UNESCO, the International Center for Women Artists will be a museum and arts education project celebrating the genius of women artists from around the world.

The winning logo will be used on all of ICWA’s communications, including on stationery, brochures, and collateral materials including possibly in video clips, on signage and on the web.

Ended: 15 May, 2012

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