Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs International Student/Teacher Essay & Photo Contest

Submission Deadline: January 5, 2016

  • CLIMATE CHANGE: International Student Photo Contest
  • International Student/Teacher Essay Contest, 2015: Goals for a Better World

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce its two annual international contests. Around the world, politicians, scientists, and scholars are debating how we can solve urgent global problems, from inequality to climate change.

But the future belongs to you, this generation of students, and we want to learn about your ideas on the following topics. These are challenging issues. Whether you choose to express yourself in words or in photos, we’re looking for thoughtfulness, originality, and vision.

International Student/Teacher Essay Contest, 2015: Goals for a Better World

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its seventh annual International Essay Contest, open to teachers and students anywhere in the world.

This year, the carnegie council is asking you to write about one of three selected Sustainable Development Goals. The SDGs will replace the Millenium Development Goals when they expire at the end of 2015.

ESSAY TOPIC: Focusing on one of the following SDGs,  propose specific measures for your country (or region or city) to reach the goal’s objectives in the next 15 years.

  • Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls: OR
  • Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts: OR
  • Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

CONTEST REQUIREMENTS:

  • Style: Op-ed style (not academic, footnoted papers)
  • Length: 1,000 to 1,500 words
  • Format: Word document, or email. English language entries only.
  • Limit: One entry per person.

This competition is open to teachers and students of all nationalities.

All teachers, at whatever level, are eligible.

All students, from high school students through graduate students, are eligible. Non-students are automatically disqualified.

Collaborative essays between students and teachers are welcome.

Previous winners and honorable mentions are not eligible.

CLIMATE CHANGE: International Student Photo Contest

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its third annual International Student Photography Contest.

This year’s topic is Climate Change: Send us your photos that show examples of climate change OR examples of combating or adapting to climate change.    

The contest will be conducted on Carnegie Council’s Global Ethics Network,  social media platform for exploring the role of ethics in international relations. Check out last year’s winners on the theme of Fairness and its Opposite, and see below for details on how to participate.

ELIGIBILITY:

All students of every nationality are eligible. Non-students will be disqualified. The minimum age is 13.

TOPIC:

Climate Change: Send us your photos that show examples of climate change OR examples of combating or adapting to climate change.

DEADLINE: January 5, 2016

PRIZES:

1st prize: $200 Amazon Gift Certificate

2nd prize (two): $100 Amazon Gift Certificate

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs International Student/Teacher Esssay & Photo Contest

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