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Competitions and Contests

Essays, poems, photography, artworks, cartoons, videos. There are over a dozen competitions and contests organised yearly by the UN family. They represent a fun, at time challenging, way to engage creatively with topics that are a priority for the organisation.

Fit for Life Photo Contest

To celebrate the launch of the Social and Human Science Sector’s new sport-based flagship, Fit for Life, UNESCO is organizing a photo contest to promote equality, empowerment and inclusion through sport.   Fit for Life unites private and public sector stakeholders through sport to tackle contemporary crises in physical inactivity, mental...

World Food Day Poster Contest (Age 5-19)

If you’re between the ages 5 to 19, take part in this World Food Day poster contest. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) want you to use your imagination and create a poster of a food journey. An agri-food system is a complex term but they are a part...

Netflix and UNESCO short film competition

Netflix and UNESCO have launched an innovative short film competition on ‘African Folktales, Reimagined’ across Sub-Saharan Africa. Winners of the competition will be trained and mentored by industry professionals and provided with a US$75,000 production budget to create short films that will premiere on Netflix in 2022 as an...

Minecraft/UNESCO Global Build Challenge: Peace with Nature

Join Minecraft and UNESCO in a global build competition to design sustainable solutions for your communities that help us live in harmony with nature. Students are invited to address the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Minecraft: Education Edition with curriculum to support teachers. Submissions are due on November 19. This...

#forSafeWorship, submit your story

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) are looking for stories. Your story. To inspire people around the world to join the movement to safeguard religious sites #forSafeWorship. The global call to action #forSafeWorship aims to create personal, emotional connections with religious sites. It celebrates the universality of religious sites...

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