Tuesday, November 4, 2014

UNESCO Youth Photography Competition

UNESCO is looking for photos related to education and youth in your community and they are offering a cash prize for the winning photo!

Age requirements: 18-30 year olds
Award: USD$500 prize for the winner & the chance of seeing their photo printed in the next Education for All (EFA) Global Monitoring Report (GMR) and promoted globally to media and at our numerous launch events.

What is the EFA Report?
The next edition of the EFA Report is due out in April 2015 and will review how well the EFA movement has contributed to ensuring all children, young people and adults enjoy their right to a quality education. Find out more about the next report.

What we are looking for: As the next Report will look at progress in education from 2000 to today, your photo should illustrate ideas linked to youth, education, literacy, skills and/or the world of work among members of your community over the past fifteen years.

How to enter: The deadline for submitting a photo is 23.59 Paris time on 9 November 2014

More contest details available here: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/education/themes/leading-the-international-agenda/efareport/reports/2015/photography-competition

What is UNESCO?

UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, is a specialised agency of the United Nations system. The main objective of UNESCO is to contribute to peace and security in the world by promoting collaboration among nations through education, science, culture and communication in order to further universal respect for justice and the rule of law and for the human rights and fundamental freedoms which are affirmed for the peoples of the world, without distinction of race, sex, language or religion.

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