27.08.2012 - Communication & Information Sector

Call for participation: Poster Contest on Knowledge Societies

Are you inspired by the ability of today’s communications technologies to empower people with knowledge? Are you a believer in knowledge as the gateway to connected, creative and resilient societies? Share your vision of Knowledge Societies with UNESCO, the only UN agency with a mandate to promote freedom of expression and information as a human right. The poster contest will be running from now until 20 September 2012 at eYeka.

Marking the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the WSIS Plan of Action, UNESCO, in cooperation with ITU, UNCTAD and UNDP, is organizing the first review meeting entitled “Towards Knowledge Societies for Peace and Sustainable Development” to be held in Paris, France, from 25 to 27 February 2013.

On this occasion, UNESCO is organizing a poster contest at eYeka online platform) until 20 September 2012. Selected entries will become the graphic identity of the event and will be used for poster, brochure, roll-up and other promotional materials.

The first winner will also earn 300 euros, and the second and third places will receive an official UNESCO certificate. Artists, graphic designers, photographers and everyone interested are encouraged to submit their proposals.

For more information and submission of your entry, please click here.

The partners and audience for this first WSIS+10 review meeting are Ministers and high-level government officials, Heads of UN agencies and intergovernmental organizations, CEOs of the private sector, leaders of NGOs and other civil society entities, practitioners and experts in the field of education, culture, science, human science and communication and information.

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