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UNESCO Clubs 2024 Worldwide Youth Multimedia Competition

 

We invite youth around the world to take part in this year’s Multimedia Competition.  Unparalleled connectivity puts youth in one of the greatest positions to bring much needed change to the world.
 
UNESCO’s mission is to mobilize the optimism of youth to respond to an acute world problem to serve others now. Last year, motivated participants from over 181 countries submitted over 5000 projects in this highly rewarding contest.

2024 Question :
 

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries, developed and developing, in a global partnership. 
We are calling all youth to participate and share your voice.  
This year we care focusing on the MEDIA of MULTIMEDIA. We want you to pick one of the 17 Sustainable Goals (SDGs), create a video, a presenta
tion loaded with visual images, a song, artwork (with an explanation), an app, a game (Sharing your game or app, in a visual presentation or movie). In your submission teach us about the goal you choose and how we can take action to create positive change in our community and globally. 
We will choose the top winner in each of the 17 Sustainable Goals (SDGs) to be highlighted and showcased. 

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Competition Terms and Conditions

Participants: 

 

 

Product:

Juniors - ages 10-14;  Youth - ages 15-19; and Young Adult - ages 20-24

Juniors - ages 10-14;  Youth - ages 15-19; and Young Adult - ages 20-24

A 3-minute video, multimedia presentation, PowerPoint, 500-700 written essay with Images, or any method that channels a specific passion that answers the prompt.

Dates:

The contest starts January 6, 2023 and the final deadline is March 31, 2023. Judging will take place and final winners will be announced May 30, 2023.

Question:

We invite you to take action, share your voice, and be the change.

 

Follow the  steps below  
 

  1. Step A: Pick one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

  2. Step B: Develop a project related to the Sustainable Development Goal you choose. This includes writing out…

    • What is your project? and why is it important?

    • What are your project goals/objectives?

    •  Where will you do your project? For Example, You can do your project with your school, church, community, or organization.

    • What is your time frame? (when you will start and complete your project?)

  3. Step C: Do your Project. Remember to take videos, pictures and document your results and the impact of your project, and anything you feel is important to share.  

  4. Step D: Put it all together and send it to us. Create a Video, Presentation, or Essay with Images sharing the answers to the above questions in step 2 with the results you achieved and anything else you feel is important to share.

Prizes:

The three finalists in each age group will receive an official certificate with their name.

 

They will have an invitation to UNESCO’s Builders of the Universe Camp held at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland, USA. The invitation will include a scholarship for the fee for the camp, food, accommodations, and transport to and from the airport. Airfare is not included.  There will be a special ceremony held for contest winners at the camp.  In addition, the top 9 winners will be recognized and showcased in global events during the year. This is a tremendous opportunity for youth to build leadership skills, learn how the United Nations conducts itself, and meet youth from around the world.  Winners will be publicized on USFUCA and UNESCO websites.

WhizJuniors will sponsor a one-year online subscription to all the participants for to get access to a 125+ tech courses, solve MCQS, complete practical and submit projects.

Zaka will sponsor: All participants will receive access to 4 courses and a monthly zoom masterclass. Courses title: (AI for everyone, Getting Started with Python for Data Science, Introduction to Programming)

Submission

Rules:

Make sure your entry follows the submission guidelines prior to submitting:

 

  • The work has to be relevant to the question.

  • Your work must be original.

  • All participants need to fill out the Submission Form.

  • Please make sure your essay satisfies the following formatting criteria:

    •  12 point Times New Roman

    • Double-spaced

    • 500-700 words in English in MLA format and images.

  • Videos must be 3-minutes maximum.

  • All presentations and essays with images need to be sent in PDF format.

Frequently Asked Questions

2018 FAQ

Q: Do you accept group submissions?

A: No.  Submissions should be submitted by one participant.

Q. When will the winners be announced?

A. Winners will be announced on May 30, 2023.

 

Q: How is the contest judged?

A: The competition will be judged by our international panel of judges. Judging will be done online via Google Drive. Each judge will receive a randomly-selected number of submissions for each age group with the entrant’s name removed. When all votes have been submitted, the highest scores will be selected for the top 3. The other 7 will be the semi-finalists. Any discrepancies will be decided by the organizing team.

 

Q: What criteria will be used to select the winning essays? 

A: Judging will be based on a sliding scale of 1-10 (1 indicating needs improvement to 10 indicating exceptional) based on relevance, development, creativity, impact, and originality.

 

Q: Who are the Judges?

A: The international panel of judges will be selected and showcased on the official website.  

 

More Questions? Email us at YouthContest@unescousa.org with "Youth Contest Question" in the subject line.

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