Wednesday, 02 September 2015

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UNRIC competitions

The UN is asking ordinary citizens around the world to unleash their creativity. Competitions on a variety of themes are regularly being organized. They are challenging, fun and rewarding, representing a great opportunity to get involved and help raise awareness on a given subject.

Below is an up-to-date list of competitions organized by the UN. They are ordered by deadline.

Please visit the websites to learn more on the rules and guidelines for each competition.

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1 Mobile 1 Minute 1 Film - Mobile Film Festival

Deadline: 28 September 2015

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Partnering with the United Nations, The Mobile Film Festival is encouraging film makers to create one minute videos on their phones to inspire people to ‘Act on Climate Change’.

This year’s Mobile Film Festival theme focuses on climate change ahead of the Climate Change Conference taking place in Paris in December (COP21).

Participants from around the world are encouraged to create unique films in their own languages. Of the entries, 100 films will be selected and an overall winner will receive a €30.000 grant, donated by BNP Paribas, with which to produce a film within a year.

Last year 750 films were submitted to the competition and they received over 2.7 million viewings in just 3 weeks.