2017 Worldwide UNESCO Center for Peace Youth Multimedia Competition

Short Description: Entrants should respond in English by making a 3-5 minute multimedia production, 500-700 word written essay, art work or another means that channels a specific passion in answering the prompt.  (Translations or subtitles for projects not submitted in English do not have to be perfect.)  Check the video above for a short video explaining …

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The 9th UNESCO Youth Forum

The 9th UNESCO Youth Forum – Young Global Citizens for a Sustainable Planet – will take place in Paris, France on the 26th to the 28th October 2015. The forum will bring together over 500 young women and men from all over the world to focus on issues related to sustainable development and global citizenship …

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World Heritage – Knowledge and Information Officer, UNESCO

UNESCO’s World Heritage Convention is one of the most prestigious international agreements which aims to protect the world’s remaining natural and cultural places of outstanding universal value (OUV). The World Heritage List comprises those sites which both meet the rigorous criteria for OUV and that in principle should have the highest standards of care and …

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The UNESCO Wenhui Award For Educational Innovation 2015

UNESCO was created in order to respond to the firm belief of nations, forged by two world wars in less than a generation, that political and economic agreements are not enough to build a lasting peace. Peace must be established on the basis of humanity’s moral and intellectual solidarity. The Wenhui Award for Educational Innovation, …

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Building Peace in Our Hearts and Minds – International Essay Contest

Organized by The Goi Peace Foundation Endorsed by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan Japanese National Commission for UNESCO, Japan Private High School Federation Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education, Japan Broadcasting Corporation, Nikkei Inc. Supported by FELISSIMO CORPORATION As today’s young people are crucial for the shaping of our future, …

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International Mother Language Day 21 February

2015 Theme: Inclusive Education through and with Language – Language Matters International Mother Language Day was proclaimed by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in November 1999. On 16 May 2007 the United Nations General Assembly called upon Member States “to promote the preservation and protection of all …

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World Radio Day

Celebrate World Radio Day Radio is the mass media reaching the widest audience in the world. It is also recognized as a powerful communication tool and a low cost medium. Radio is specifically suited to reach remote communities and vulnerable people: the illiterate, the disabled, women, youth and the poor, while offering a platform to …

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UNESCO World Radio Day – 13 February

Still not sure what you should do tomorrow? UNESCO has 15 suggestions for you! 15 Ways to Celebrate World Radio Day Help broadcast audio, video and written messages from UNESCO’s Director-General on World Radio Day in all public, private and community radio. Broadcast messages from World Radio Day supporters including UNESCO Artists for Peace, industry …

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2015 USFUCA Worldwide Youth Contest – “The Year of Light”

Youth around the world is invited to take part in the 2015 UNESCO Worldwide Multimedia Competition. Think creatively, and answer the question, The “Year of Light” focuses on the topic of light and light sciences and its applications; but it is the human curiosity that underlines the vision which brings light to the hearts of …

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Youth Photography Competition – UNESCO

UNESCO Education for All Global Monitoring Report – Photography Competition Theme of the competition The Education for All (EFA) Global Monitoring Report 2015: What did we achieve? The next edition of the Report is due out in April 2015. The Report will review how well the EFA movement has contributed to ensuring that all children, …

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