UNESCO-UNEVOC Skills in Action Photo Competition 2021

 

Deadline: December 31, 2021

Entries are open for the UNESCO-UNEVOC Skills in Action Photo Competition 2021. Are you an amateur or professional photographer with an interest in youth skills? Don’t miss your chance to enter the competition.

Photos should highlight the innovative aspects of technical and vocational education and training (TVET).

We want you to capture interesting moments showcasing how TVET is equipping young people with skills for the future. This year’s theme is The future of youth skills and submissions should focus on one or all of the following:

  • TVET for a sustainable future – photos highlighting how skilled young people are applying their knowledge and training to contribute to a greener and more sustainable future.
  • Preparing for a digitalized world – photos highlighting how the digitalization of TVET is helping to build skills and competencies for the changing future of work.
  • Skills for inclusive growth – photos highlighting the importance of ensuring equal access to innovative, future-oriented TVET, regardless of gender, ethnicity, nationality or disability.

Benefits

The winners of the Skills in Action Photo Competition will receive the following prizes:

  • 1st prize – 750 USD
  • 2nd prize – 500 USD
  • 3rd prize – 350 USD

Winning photographers and finalists will receive a certificate, and their entries will be featured on the UNESCO-UNEVOC website and across various social media platforms.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
  • Applicants must be the owner or copyright holder of the photo entry/entries.

Selection Process

1. Upon submission, UNESCO-UNEVOC will filter entries in compliance with the basic terms and conditions. You will not receive an acknowledgement of submission, but all entries will be processed.

2. The selection process will be based on the following criteria:

  • Adherence to the theme
  • Uniqueness of the concept/shot
  • Creativity
  • Innovative means of delivering the message

3. Photographers will be informed via email that their entries have been shortlisted.

Application

Follow the process below to submit your photo

After taking your photo/s:

1. Add a title and write a short description for every photo.

2. Rename the photo/s in this format: Lastname-Firstname_title.jpeg (example: Oyelowo-Eyitayo_Female-aircraft-engineers.jpeg/.tiff).

3. Make sure you agree with the Terms and Conditions. (Also found in the submission form).

Download and complete the submission form and rename the form in this format: Lastname-Firstname_SAPC20_SF.docx (Note that the insert picture/thumbnail function may not work for MSWord97-2003 versions)

5. Send the completed form (with thumbnails of the pictures) along with the original photo files to unevoc.skills(at)unesco.org with the following email subject heading Last name_SAPhotoCompetition2020. Note that the attachment size may have a limit. In case of multiple entries that cannot be sent via email, you can use any cloud storage servers you prefer and provide us with the direct link (no sign-up required) to download. WeTransfer is an example of an online file sharing service.

For more information visit: UNESCO-UNEVOC

 

 

 

 

Lily Bandotubo

Lily Doure Bandotubo is the CEO and publisher at Information Day Online. An online publicist, author, entrepreneur and a mentor.

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