9th Eco-Generation Environmental Essay Competition 2016

Application Deadline: June 30th, 2016

Samsung Engineering jointly with United Nations Environment Programme would like to launch “The 9th Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition” inviting young people all over the world to raise awareness on the theme of the upcoming World Environment Day – The fight against illegal trade in wildlife. 
100,000 African elephants were killed between 2010 and 2012, out of a population estimated at less than 500,000, just to supply a demand for products made of ivory items like jewelry and carvings that are used for gifts. Pangolins, unknown to most of us, are the most illegally trafficked animal on earth with millions being used for medicinal value and food delicacy.
Rhino poaching increased by 8 900% since 2007 their horns used for medicines and hang over cures. Most of these products, which have good or much better alternatives, are related in some ways for showing status. If we don’t take action, these beautiful animals could disappear forever.
Competition details
• Eligibility: Tunza Eco-generation members aged between 13 and 24 (As of June 30)
• Theme: Fight against illegal trade in wildlife
               – Illegal trade of wildlife in my country and its effect on future generations
• Submission deadline: June 30th, 2016
• Result announcement: End of July, 2016
Guideline 
• No entry fee is required.
• Samsung Engineering reserves First Serial Rights on all submissions. All other rights to the essay remain the property of the author.
• All entries must be original works, in English. Plagiarism and off topic will result in disqualification.
• Entries may not have been previously published in professional media.
• Entries must be from 600 to 1000 words in length.
• Entrants must first register at Tunza.eco-generation.org in order to submit their essay online.
•  All entries must be double spaced in 11pt, with numbered pages in one of the following formats. All other formats will be disqualified.
   – MS Word
   – Word Perfect
•  The personal information in the entry must be correct. If any competition winner is not 
reachable due to wrong information (contact number, address and etc.) prize will be canceled and automatically be given to the next place applicant.
• Each entrant may submit only one essay.
• All entries are final. No revisions are accepted.
• The decisions of the judges are final and are entirely their own and in no part represents the opinion of Samsung Engineering.
• At the discretion of the judges, all well written essays may be published on the Website.

Prize details

Prizes Persons Prize includes
UNEP Prize 1 Certificate & Samsung Tab S
Samsung Engineering Prize 1 Certificate & Samsung Tab A
Eco-generation Prize 3 Certificate & Samsung 1TB Portable USB
Honorable Mentions 20 Certificate & Eco-generation souvenirs

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