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UNESCO If I were… Global Youth Video/Photo Contest 2017

 What would your life be like if you were somebody else? Have you ever imagined stepping into someone else’s shoes? What if that person was living next door? How would you feel? How would you react to a given situation?

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Application Deadline: 12th March 2017

To be taken at (country): UNESCO, in Paris, France

About the Contest: Through this contest, you can choose who you would like to be: you can choose to be anyone from your prime minister to your next door baker, and this only with a simple camera.

“If I were…” invites you to experiment with somebody else’s life through a video (1 minute maximum) or a powerful photo made by yourself to illustrate your feelings if you were this person. Change your perspective and express yourself differently. A life-experience that you will never forget!

Type: Contest

Eligibility: If you are between 21 and 30 years old, then you are eligible to participate.

Number of Awards: 10

Value of Contest: The 10 winners will get:

  • 1 mini iPad
  • 1 invitation to the “Second International Conference on Youth volunteering and dialogue: Preventing violent extremism and strengthening social inclusion” at UNESCO, in Paris, 12-14 April 2017 (travel and accommodation paid by UNESCO)
  • An international recognition and exposure of your work on UNESCO’s website

Win the contest and receive your award on stage during the exceptional prize-giving ceremony of the Conference.

Duration of Award:  12-14 April 2017

Apply in the Webpage Link below

Visit Contest Webpage for details

Award Provider: UNESCO

Important Notes: All national or private institutions, organizations, and civil society networks working with Youth such as the UNESCO Associated Schools– ASPnet, UNESCO Clubs, UNITWIN and others, are welcome to encourage their members to participate in the Contest.

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