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2016 Annual World Oceans Day Oceanic Photo Competition

The photo competition has five thematic categories open for photographic submissions:

  •  – Underwater seascapes
  •  – Underwater life
  •  – Above water seascapes
  •  – Human Interaction: Making a Difference
  •  – Youth Category: open category, any image of the ocean (above or below the surface)

(Youth is defined as under 16 years of age as of 1 April 2016) Continue reading

Participate in this UNESCO photo contest and promote sport values worldwide

Do you believe in the power of sport? Have you seen the impact of sport values in your community? If so, we want to see the evidence! Share one photo with us which captures the power of sport values and their impact on young people within your community. The best 15 photos will be published in a UNESCO photo book on sport values and exhibited at the Organization’s Headquarters. Continue reading

Disarmament Poster Contest Call for Entries

In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the first UN General Assembly resolution, which established the goal of eliminating nuclear weapons and all weapons of mass destruction, the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs is pleased to sponsor the UN Poster for Peace Contest. The contest aims to raise awareness of the need for nuclear disarmament and to inspire citizens across the globe to add their voices, and use their artistic talents, to promote a world free of nuclear weapons.

Global design contest for World Press Freedom Day 2016

Freedom of information is a human right. It is also an integral part of the fundamental human right of freedom of expression “to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers”. Freedom of information is also a precondition for informed public participation in governance and in the democratic process. Continue reading

2015 Human Rights Day poster competition

The International Bill of Human Rights (PDF), which consists of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the two Covenants, was drafted as “a common standard of achievement for all peoples and nations.” It was the first time in human history that a document spelled out the basic civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights that all humans should enjoy. Continue reading

Urban October Design competition

The Urban October Design competition is aimed at highlighting and recognizing designs and designers that will best depict the state of our towns and cities today. The artworks should focus on the theme of World Habitat Day, Public Spaces for All and of World Cities Day, Designed to live together. Continue reading

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 to water and food security. Climate change is already affecting local communities in low and middle income countries but stories on the negative impacts as well as on the solutions that governments, communities and individuals are implementing often get lost in the global climate change debate. Continue reading