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Write and Win Trip to the UN in NYC

60 winners of the contest will get a chance to take part in the UN Global Youth Forum from July 25-31 and discuss global issues. Deadline is March 31

Published: 16th March 2016 06:22 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th March 2016 06:22 AM   |  A+A-

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CHENNAI: ELS Educational Services Inc, in conjunction with the United Nations, presents the ‘Many Languages, One World’ essay contest for university students.

The  winners will win a sponsored trip to New York City to participate in the United Nations Global Youth Forum from July 25-31, where they will create action plans for sustainable development. To take part, write an original essay (2,000 words or less) discussing global citizenship, cultural understanding and the role that multilingual ability can play in fostering these. The essay should reflect your personal, academic, cultural and national context. The essay should be written in any official United Nations language — Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian or Spanish.

To take part, you will need to be at least 18 years old and a full-time student. You will need an academic reference from your university. For the application and other details, visit www.els.edu/en/ManyLanguagesOneWorld. Deadline is March 31.

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