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2nd Green ICT Application Challenge - ITU and Telefonica

Winner announced on 3 July

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ITUIn support of “International Year for Sustainable Energy for AllITU together with Telefónica are organizing the 2nd Green ICT Application Challenge to find the best and most innovative Concept Paper for an ICT application to help promote Sustainable Energy for All.

The author of the best and most innovative Concept Paper will be awarded the cash prize of USD 3,000 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 2012 during the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.

Ended: 31 May, 2012

Essay Writing Contest for University Students

Winner to be announced...

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SG-speakingThe United Nations Academic Impact and the Brookings Institution in Washington DC are launching a global contest for university students, inviting them to imagine a speech that would be made by the Secretary-General at the opening of the next session of the General Assembly.

Ended: 15 June, 2012

2012 GOI Peace Foundation - UNESCO, International Essay Contest for Young People

Winners announced in November

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GOIEssay 9FebThe 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.

The theme for this year's competition was "Creating the Future We Want" - The future begins with the vision we hold now. What kind of future do you wish to create for yourself and the world?

Ended: 30 June, 2012

PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival

Winners announced in December

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pluralplus 12MarchPLURAL + is a youth-produced video festival which encourages young people to explore migration, diversity and social inclusion, and to share their creative vision with the world.

PLURAL + is a joint initiative between the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the International Organization for Migration, with a network of over 50 partner organizations, who support the creative efforts of young people and distribute their videos worldwide.

Since 2009 over 400 entries from 63 countries have participated. Winning videos have been screened in dozens of festivals, cinemas and broadcast on television networks throughout the world.

Ended: 1 July, 2012

Young Innovators Competition - Your innovation on a World Stage

Deadline is 16 July, 2012

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ITU-compAre you 18-25 years old?

This is your opportunity to shine a global ICT spotlight on your innovative ideas and digital creativity. Enter the Young Innovators Competition to show the world how your fresh thinking and talent for technology can provide real-world solutions to real-world problems and change the future for the better.

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