Win a Trip to New York City: Carnegie Council's Trans-Pacific Student Contest 2014

Carnegie Council announces its second Trans-Pacific Student Contest, a pioneering exercise in U.S.-Asia collaboration. Each entry must be a collaboration between a student who is a citizen of the United States and a student from one of the listed East Asian countries.

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Thank you guys for making the effort to organize the competition. It was an enriching experience to collaborate across borders for a meaningful exchange of ideas and thoughts. 2013 Trans-Pacific Contest finalist, Singapore

(PRWEB) January 23, 2014

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its second Trans-Pacific Student Contest, a pioneering exercise in U.S.-Asia collaboration. Winners will receive a trip to New York City.

The contest will be conducted via Carnegie Council's online Global Ethics Network, a social media platform for people across the world who are committed to exploring the role of ethics in international affairs through joint projects, ongoing dialogues, and the creation of collaborative multimedia resources.

Essay Or Video Topic: What are shared or different values between your and your contest partner’s home country? Please illustrate these values using current or historical developments from each country.

Contest Requirements:

Each entry must be a collaboration between a student who is a citizen of the United States and a student who is a citizen of one of the following: Brunei, Cambodia, China (including Hong Kong and Macau), East Timor, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, North Korea, Philippines, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, or Vietnam.

Find a Partner: If you need help finding a student partner for the contest, post an inquiry on the Trans-Pacific Contest Matchmaker page, or answer one of the existing requests. Go to http://www.globalethicsnetwork.org/page/trans-pacific-matchmaker-1.

The contest is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students only, and entries must be in English.

The entry can be either an essay or a video.

Essays should be written in op-ed style (not academic, footnoted papers) with a length of 2,000-3,000 words. Videos should not exceed 10 minutes.

Contest Deadline: April 30, 2014.

Contest Prize: Contest winners will receive a free trip to New York City in October 2014, to participate in Carnegie Council's 100th Anniversary Celebration and Fourth Global Ethics Network Annual Meeting.

How to Enter:

1. Join the free Global Ethics Network (GEN) website: http://www.globalethicsnetwork.org.

2. Post your essay in the blog section and tag it with #Connected2014; or

3. Upload your video here in one of the supported formats and tag it with #Connected2014.

4. Please include the full name, school affiliation, and nationality of both collaborators—at the end of the blog post or in the video description—in the following format:

[Author 1 Full Name]
[School Affiliation]
Nationality: [Country Name]

[Author 2 Full Name]
[School Affiliation]
Nationality: [Country Name]

Any questions? Please contact Evan O'Neil at eoneil(at)cceia(dot)org.

Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1914, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is an educational, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that produces lectures, publications, and multimedia materials on the ethical challenges of living in a globalized world. For more information, go to http://www.carnegiecouncil.org.


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