Youth Competitions for UNIDO’s 50th Anniversary

In order to ensure a bright future for inclusive and sustainable development, it is vital to facilitate a close collaboration with today’s youth. It is the young generation’s creativity, innovation and dedication that our future will be built upon. Therefore, as part of UNIDO’s 50th Anniversary celebration, we are pleased to announce UNIDO’s two international Youth competitions: the Time Capsule Competition and the Research Paper Competition.

Call for UNIDO’s Time Capsule Competition:

Were you born between 1991 and 1998? Are you creative and interested in addressing the issue of sustainability for a more inclusive future? Then come and take part in UNIDO’s Time Capsule Competition which will allow young people from around the world to send a message to the future generations, stating about their hopes, dreams, and concerns with inclusive and sustainable industrial development. In order to participate, you will have to submit a video of up to 60 seconds accompanied by a statement of up to 300 words. The videos will be stored in a time capsule which will be re-opened in November of 2030! The winners of best videos will receive various rewards! Visit this page to learn more

Call for UNIDO’s Research Paper Competition:

Were you born between 1986 and 1993? Are you interested in discussing about the role of industry 4.0 in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 9 (SDG9) and the 2030 Agenda? Then come and participate in UNIDO’s Research Paper Competition which will allow young people from around the world to present their ideas and understandings about the role of what has been called the fourth industrial revolution. To participate, you will need to submit a research essay between 1,500 and 2,000 words as well as an abstract of up to 300 words. The winners of best research papers will receive various rewards! Visit this page to learn more. 

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