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World Meteorological Organization Photo Competition

Children Run from Sand Storm in Gao, MaliWMO is holding a photo competition on the 2016 World Meteorological Day theme: “Hotter, drier, wetter. Face the Future.” The theme has been chosen to illustrate the reality of climate change. As a result of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in our atmosphere, land and sea surface temperatures are rising. The frequency and intensity of Continue reading

FAO launches the #soils4life Instagram contest

FAO #soils4lifePost a photo, raise awareness on the importance of soils, win a prize! This year, soils are at the centre of global attention. As part of the International Year of Soils, FAO are turning to you to help them highlight the importance of sustainable soil management. FAO are launching the #soils4life contest on Instagram to share photos related to soils, their potential, their functions, but also instances of exploitation or abuse to help draw attention to the myriad of issues concerning this valuable resource. Continue reading

First Annual World Oceans Day Photo Contest

World Oceans Day helps you make a difference in your life, community, and world by taking action to protect our ocean—for present and future generations. Despite the huge challenges facing the world’s ocean, by working together we can achieve a healthy ocean that provides for the billions of humans, plants and animals which depend on it every day. Continue reading

OCHA launches a dynamic Advocacy Campaign on the Central African Republic (CAR) crisis

For the past 18 months UNOCHA has worked relentlessly to garner support for the people of CAR by advocating with donors for funding for urgent aid, with UN member states for the deployment of security forces and with humanitarian partners for scaling up their capacity to respond. Continue reading

World Tourism Day essay, photo & twitter competitions

World Tourism Day logoOn the occasion of this year’s World Tourism Day celebrations, UNWTO is organizing its first ever WTD Essay Competition, while the 2013 World Tourism Day photo & twitter competition will be launched shortly. Celebrated globally on 27 September, the day represents a unique opportunity to raise awareness of tourism’s role in water access and shine a spotlight on the sector’s contribution to Continue reading