UN-Habitat launches international urban design student competition

From UN-Habitat

Kenya, 14 January 2016 – UN-Habitat is launching a competition to promote collaboration between Kenya’s students and their peers elsewhere and to promote the importance of urban design. The competition is being organized in collaboration with Kenya’s Urban Development Department (UDD) and the Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development. It is part of […]

20 January 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Climate Change Storytelling Contest

Write your best climate change story and get an opportunity to join and cover COP21


While climate change is a global phenomenon, it is hitting the world’s poorest regions – and most marginalized communities – the hardest. These changing conditions are impacting human health, economic activity, and are threatening basic human rights including access to water […]

27 August 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Video Competition: Film the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum in Paris

Call for proposals for young videographers and youth-led video-production companies in professional video-production:

Deadline: 31 August 2015, 12 a.m., CET

Are you a creative mind, just beginning your career in professional video-production?

Are you interested in climate change, sustainable development and global citizenship?

UNESCO is looking for young videographers to come and film the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum in […]

21 August 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Calling on Youth for Ideas for Action Competition to finance the Post-2015 development agenda

Today’s youth will be responsible for delivering the post-2015 development agenda.

At end of 2015, The Sustainable Development Goals will replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). They will be more ambitious and will cover a broad range of interconnected issues, from sustainable economic growth, to social issues, to global public goods. To realize this vision, an […]

20 January 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Love taking food selfies? Good! Join the Family Meal Photo Competition!

World Food Programme and the European Commission’s Department for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO) launched a photo competition as joint initiative to capture the latest element of “The Family Meal – What brings us together?” project.
Why is sharing a family meal important?
In today’s rushed world, it is more important than ever to make time […]

19 December 2014|Opportunities for Youth|

FAO Photo Contest on Nutrition

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has launched a photo contest to raise awareness about the importance of nutrition, emphasizing that it starts with what we eat: the products of the food and agriculture sector.

FAO wishes to engage the general public in an international effort to improve nutrition, aided by images on […]

9 October 2014|Opportunities for Youth|

UNESCO Youth Photography Competition


On the occasion of a new Education for All (EFA) Global Monitoring Report (GMR) to be published in April 2015, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched a photo contest for youth.

The competition seeks submissions from youth aged 18-30 which illustrate the theme of the upcoming report, “Progress in education from 2000 […]

8 October 2014|Opportunities for Youth|

UN4U Photo Contest 2014 on Gender Equality

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has launched a photo contest on gender equality to celebrate United Nations Day in partnership with United Nations partners, funds and agencies in Asia and the Pacific. The contest is open to anyone, and can be submitted in two categories; digital submissions […]

1 October 2014|Opportunities for Youth|

The PEACEapp competition: games and apps which prevent violence

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have collaborated with Build Up to launch PEACEapp, a global competition organized to promote digital games and apps which foster dialogue that prevents violence.

Individuals and teams at all levels of experience are invited to create new digital games or use existing […]

1 October 2014|Opportunities for Youth|

Young Innovator’s Competition Focuses on Smart Cities and Climate Change

12 September 2014|Opportunities for Youth|