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Youth Essay Competition in Latin America and the Caribbean
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The Youth Essay Competition in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) addresses the ISID as well as SDG9 with the title: “The industrialization challenges of the LAC region in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 9 and Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development (ISID)”
The vision of the youth regarding ISID and the SDG9 is very important for UNIDO. With this initiative we would like to give them the space to express their ideas and visions for the...

The vision of the youth in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)

Deadline: 10 January 2016, by 00:00 CET (GMT+1)


1. Three best essays:

- Round trip from home country to UNIDO headquarters in Vienna, Austria
- Accommodation in Vienna (from the 28 February to the 6 March 2016)
- 800 Euro scholarship
- Present the essay to UNIDO technical experts
- Present the essay to LAC region diplomatic corpus of Vienna
- AIESEC Workshop

2. Top ten essays:

- 10 online professional development courses (per person) donated by the ICWFD
- Publication of the essays in the UNIDO official website
- Award Certificate

Entry criteria:
- Nationals and residents of a Latin American or Caribbean country
- Born in 1985 or after
- English proficiency (oral and written)
- Valid passport (for the duration of the visit and six months beyond the period of the trip)


United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) LAC Bureau
In cooperation with:
- International Commission On Workforce Development (ICWFD)


- Macro Universities Network (Red de Macro Universidades)
- Common Area of Higher Education (ECOES)
- Latin American and the Caribbean Universities Association for the Integration (AUALCPI)
- University of Monterrey (Tecnológico de Monterrey)
- Latin American Economic System (SELA)

Please send your complete application (English essay, a digital copy of passport, the candidate’s CV with contact information and attestation of authorship) to LAC-essay@unido.org

For more information please read the full description of the competition and the FAQ. MORE INFO

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