YOUTH – ESSAY CONTEST “YOUTH VOICES FROM CENTRAL ASIA – UN75 AND REGIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY”

June 8, 2020

To mark its 75th anniversary in 2020, the United Nations has launched UN75 – an initiative to foster a truly global partnership to realize our shared aspirations for a just, peaceful and sustainable future. UN75 seeks to collect diverse perspectives and creative ideas on what is needed to address emerging risks and opportunities to achieve the future we want. As part of UN75, the UNRCCA Preventive Diplomacy Academy is launching a contest to gather the ideas of young people from Central Asia and Afghanistan.  

Your entry should focus on your vision of the world in 2045 and how we make it happen. Be creative! Your essay can include photos or drawings too. Since UNRCCA is all about preventive diplomacy, your essay should reflect on regional peace and security, the Youth, Peace and Security agenda, the Women, Peace and Security agenda or any other area of the work of the United Nations Security Council.

Essays should be 500-700 words. You can include photographs or drawings that illustrate your ideas.You can submit your entry in English or Russian, and winning entries will be translated to the other language for publication.

All work must be original and plagiarized entries will be disqualified. Any photos or drawings must be your own.

Entries must be received by 31 July 2020!

For more information: unrcca.unmissions.org

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