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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

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

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