The Goi Peace Foundation and UNESCO are offering International Essay Contest for young people around the world. The international Essay contest is aimed to enable young people develop their full potential, as they are crucial for the shaping of our future. UNESCO’s objective is to help empower young people, reaching out to them, responding to their expectations and ideas,
Submissions are now being accepted for the 33rd Eisaku Sato Essay Contest. This international contest is open to anyone with interest in both the United Nations University and the designated contest topic. There are no restrictions as to age, nationality, or profession.
Application Deadline: 31st March 2017
Eligible Countries: All
To be taken at (country): UNU Headquarters in Tokyo
The theme of the 2017 contest is:
“Demography of the world is experiencing a big structural change.
Are you, an African youth concerned about peace and security on the continent? Do you believe your future is, in any way, affected by current peace and security challenges on the African continent? Would you want your voice to be heard on this issue? Do you have a passion for writing?
Entries are open for the 2017 Masdar Engage Global Social Media Competition: Technology for a Sustainable Future.
This year’s Engage competition is about how participants want to see changes in the world and their local communities by 2026; and Masdar wants to hear citizens’ perspectives on how society can embark on a path towards a low-carbon economy.
Rwanda Standards Board (RSB) in collaboration with Africa Organization for Standardization (ARSO) is organizing the 4th Continental Essay Competition 2016/2017 with the effort to ensure that youth are enlightened and their standard culture is improved.
Application Deadline: 1st March, 2017
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: African Countries
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