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Past Competitions and Awards

Competitions and contests represent a fun and entertaining way for the United Nations family to engage with the public. The below competitions have ended, but you can still visit the websites, check out winners, and plan for next year for those competitions that are organized annually.

UNESCO is seeking nominations for UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2021

UNESCO is inviting the governments of Member States, in consultation with their National Commissions, as well as international and regional professional non-governmental organizations, active in the field of press freedom, to nominate candidates for next year’s UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World...

Champions of the Earth Award

The United Nations is calling for nominees for its Champions of the Earth award – the world body’s highest honour for individuals and organizations that are safeguarding our environment and transforming societies. The call for nominations comes a month after...

International Youth Art Contest for World Wildlife Day 2021

In celebration of World Wildlife Day (WWD) 2021, celebrated each year on March 3rd, IFAW, the International Fund for Animal Welfare, is hosting its third annual global art contest in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade...

United Nations Cookbook Recipe Challenge

Enter your recipe for potential inclusion in the United Nations Cookbook! Our food system needs fixing, and you can be a part of the solution. Food waste and other aspects of the food system contribute heavily to climate change, and...

2nd WHO Health for All Film Festival

The World Health Organization invites independent film-makers, production companies, NGOs, communities, students, and film schools from around the world to submit their original short films to the 2nd Health for All Film Festival. Launched in 2020, the festival aims to recruit...

(closed) G7-EU WEPs Award

The year 2020 marks the 10th anniversary of the Women’s Empowerment Principles, which now have close to 4,000 signatories. This important milestone coincides with the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA). The BPfA is...

HackingDisinfodemic

What can youth do to counter disinfodemic, using media and information literacy as a tool? HackingDisinfodemic – a Global Media and Information Literacy Youth Hackathon led by UNESCO and the Republic of Korea will seek to answer this question,...

(closed) UN Public Service Awards

About the United Nations Public Service Awards and Day The United Nations Public Service Awards is the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service. It rewards the creative achievements and contributions of public service institutions that lead to a...

(closed) SDG Action Awards

People and organisations everywhere are encouraged to submit their outstanding SDG Action and nominate to become one of the UN SDG Action Award winners. In addressing the current pandemic and its devastating impact on people’s lives, the Sustainable Development Goals...

Challenge Campus 2030 – Edition 2

Act today and transform the campuses of tomorrow by joining Challenge Campus 2030, organised by the United Nations, l'Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (Francophone University Agency) and Agorize, with the support of UNESCO. University campuses are at the heart of change:...

#COVID19 HUB

Stay informed and engaged during #COVID19

WTO photo contest: “Trading during the COVID-19 pandemic”

The WTO and the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) have launched a photo contest to...

Second Open Call for SDG Good Practices, Success Stories...

A second open call for SDG good practices, success stories, and lessons learned is...

Stop Disasters!

"Stop Disasters!" simulates natural hazards and serves as an interactive educational tool for children...

HealthBuddy+

HealthBuddy+ aims to provide accurate information for people across the European Region to protect themselves...