20 Jan, 2016

UN-Habitat launches international urban design student competition

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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

27 Aug, 2015

Climate Change Storytelling Contest

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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

21 Aug, 2015

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

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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

20 Jan, 2015

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

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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,

19 Dec, 2014

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

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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

8 Oct, 2014

UNESCO Youth Photography Competition

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  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

1 Oct, 2014

The PEACEapp competition: games and apps which prevent violence

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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

12 Sep, 2014

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

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has partnered with the ITU Telecom World Young Innovators Competition to invite young people to develop their ideas to provide solutions to create smart cities that will slow down or mitigate the effects of climate change. Using information and communication technologies (ICTs), social entrepreneurs who are 18-30 years old from […]