Apply Now: UNESCO’s Worldwide Youth Multimedia Competition

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) invites youth around the world to take part in this year’s Multimedia Competition. Unparalleled connectivity put youth in one of the greatest positions to bring much-needed change to the world.

Prizes

  • The three finalists in each age group will receive an official certificate with their names.
  • 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 for all the participants to get access to 125+ tech courses, solve MCQS, complete practicals 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).

Eligibility Criteria

  • Participants: 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.
  • 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.
  • 1 entry per person
  • Agree to the terms and conditions of the contest.

How to Participate:

  • Step A: Pick one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
  • 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?)
  • 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.
  • Step D: Put it all together and send it to us. Create a Video, Presentation, or Essay with Images sharing the answers to the questions in step 2 with the results you achieved and anything else you feel is important to share.
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