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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.

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PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival

pluralThe Competition was organized by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Recognizing youth as powerful agents of social change in a world often characterized by intolerance, cultural and religious divisions, PLURAL+ supports youth in addressing the key challenges of their communities related to migration, diversity and social inclusion.

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International Essay Contest for Young People

essaycontest Young people were invited to enter the 2011 International Essay Contest organized by the Goi Peace Foundation and UNESCO. The theme was "My Story of Inspiration".

This annual essay contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, imagination and initiative of the world's youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development. It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think about how each of us can make a difference in the world.

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Greening the Blue: Photo Competition

altThe contest invited people to try their hand at capturing an image which describes a sustainable UN.

In total, 377 photos from over 40 countries were submitted to the contest, which was open to everyone. In addition to choosing a clear winner, the judges chose to recognise three runners up.

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Forests through your lens (FAO)

Winners announced in June

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faotreesAs we headed into the final quarter of the International Year of Forests 2011, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) invited you to submit a photo of the forests that you know and love. They asked you to send a photo that showed your connection to the forest.

The best photographs were be included in the Unasylva publication, and added to the FAO forestry photo library.

Ended: January 31, 2012.

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