Calling Students and Teachers Everywhere: Only a few Weeks Left to Enter Carnegie Council's International Essay and Photo Contests, Deadline Jan 5, 2016

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Carnegie Council 's essay contest asks students and teachers to write about ways to achieve one of three selected Sustainable Development Goals, and the student photo contest topic is the effects of climate change, or ways to combat or adapt to it.

CREDIT: Chris Ford (CC) https://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisschoenbohm/5104367911/

Off the beaten path. CREDIT: Chris Ford (CC)

These are challenging issues. Whether essays or photos, Carnegie Council is looking for entries that express thoughtfulness, originality, and vision.

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 this generation of students. These are challenging issues. Whether essays or photos, Carnegie Council is looking for entries that express thoughtfulness, originality, and vision.    

The deadline for both contests is January 5, 2016. Prizes are Amazon Gift Certificates and the winning entries will be posted on Carnegie Council's website.

International Student/Teacher Essay Contest, 2015: Goals for a Better World
Focusing on one of the following Sustainable Development Goals, 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

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. Collaborative essays between students and teachers are welcome. Learn more here.

CLIMATE CHANGE: International Student Photo Contest
This year's topic is Climate Change: Submit photos that show examples of climate change OR examples of combating or adapting to climate change.

All students of every nationality are eligible. The minimum age is 13.
Learn more here.

ABOUT CARNEGIE COUNCIL
Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1914 and based in New York City, 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. Go to http://www.carnegiecouncil.org

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