The United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, the Under-Secretary-General and Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on the Commemoration of the United Nations’ 75th Anniversary and Devex, are excited to announce the launch of an Essay Competition for the best essay by a young person on the topic ‘The Future We Want, The UN We Need’.
- The names of the 3 finalists will be published on the official page of the competition hosted on the OSGEY’s website and by Devex.
- The final winner’s essay will be published on the official page of the competition and promoted via the United Nations platforms and by Devex.
- The winner will be invited to take part in the UN 75 Commemoration events which will take place virtually.
- We are calling on young people between the ages of 15 and 29 to share their views and suggestions about the UN’s future role by answering the question: Within the context of the “new normal” that has unfolded post-COVID-19, and as we plan and re-build to recovery, what does the future of the UN look like to you?
DEADLINE: June 29, 2020.
To apply and for more information visit here