United Nations Day – October 24, 2012
Learn about Jobs at the United Nations at the UN Day Conference
Attention youth, are you passionate about a better future for our world? Show your passion with the UN Day Competition! You can find the details below.
Where: Ontario Institute Studies in Education University of Toronto, 252 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario
Time: October 24, 2012, 6:30-10:00pm
Keynote Speaker: Yasin Samatar
Programme Officer with the Secretariat for the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB).
What is at the Conference:
- Topic: Jobs at the United Nations
- Community exhibits
- Light refreshments
- $5.00 for students
- $10.00 Adults
- $10.00 flat rate at the door
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United Nations Day Competition
Who is Eligible? All Applicants between the ages of 14 to 29 are welcome
Winners will announced during the UN Day Conference on October 24, 2012 in Toronto.
Multiple entries are encouraged. Please email your completed entry to [email protected]
Here is an Educational Toolkit about the Millennium Development Goals to help inspire you!
Question: Please respond to the following question in 250-500 words.
Please write an essay stating your opinion on how the UN Millennium Development Goals affect everyone and the reasons behind nations collaborating and working together to eradicate these issues.
- Double spaced, 12 Times Roman
- Title Page:
- Please include your name ( first and last), address, school, telephone number, email address
- Essay Title
- Date of submission
For the following section, using the art form of your choice listed below, please describe/draw one or more of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.
- Your name ( first and last), address, school, telephone number, email address
- Date of submission
2. POETRY (36 stanza maximum)
3. PHOTO/ART/SCULPTOR (Please send HD pictures)
4. VIDEO PSA (maximum 2 minutes) Please consider the following question in your PSA:
“IF you are the UN Secretary General, what message do you have to give the world about the MDGs?”
Applicants under the age of majority require written parental consent to participate.
Plaques for first, second, and third place winners will be awarded during the UN Day Conference on October 24, 2012 in Toronto. Award recipients must be present if from Toronto or send electronic greetings and acceptance message.
Early submissions are strongly encouraged. Some or all submissions will be available for viewing on our website or displayed at the United Nations Conference on October 24, 2012.
We look forward to you joining us at the UN DAY CONFERENCE on October 24, 2012 in person or via internet connection! Thank You and Good Luck!
We look forward to you joining us at the UN DAY CONFERENCE on October 24, 2012!