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UNGEI Drawing Contest 2011!

Theme: How does girls' and boys' equality in education help us all?
Deadline: 30 September 2011

This year, you are welcome to submit drawings that will illustrate your thoughts on how girls' and boys' equality in education can help us all.

The 13 winning drawings will be featured in the UNGEI (EAP and SA) "Gender in Education Calendar 2012," which will be distributed widely throughout the Asia-Pacific region.  The contest winners will receive official certificates of merit and a copy of the Calendar 2012.  Click here to see previous calendars.

The winning drawings will also be posted on the organizers' respective websites.  Additionally, winning drawings and all other entries in the contest will be used by UNGEI partner agencies in their respective publications, presentations, websites and promotional and advocacy materials.

Who can participate?
The contest is open to all nationals and residents in Asia and the Pacific.
-Contestants must be 18 years of age or under.
-Girls and boys alike are encouraged to participate.

Drawing specifications
Drawings must be submitted in A4 size.
-Drawings can be in color or black/white.
-You can use any materials (crayons, pencils, paint, etc.) you like.
-Drawings can depict, for example: sport activities; activities at home; playing together; school environment.

Number of entries
Each contestant may submit one or more drawings.

By submitting a drawing, the contestant grants the organizing agency-members of UNGEI (EAP and SA) the right to use the entry and his/her name, country name and age for credit purposes in publications, presentations, websites, documents and promotional materials related to the work of the aforementioned organizations, without any compensation, notification, or permission.

All drawings received will undergo a two-round voting process:
1) a first round of voting by UNGEI partners; 2) a second round of voting will be organized online and will be open to the public.  Winning drawings will be announced in November 2011.

How to submit?
Submission of the drawings implies consent to specify the contestants' first name, age, and country in UNGEI publications and websites.  No other identifying information will be published.

Please fill out the attached registration form and indicate on the back of each drawing your full name, age, sex and country.  Information and registration forms are also available in other regional languages.

Drawings may be submitted in either hard copies or digital mode.

Please mail your entries by post to:
UNESCO Bangkok
920 Sukhumvit Road, Prakanong, Klongtoey
Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Or by email to:
Digital sumbissions of drawings must be in a TIFF, EPS or JPEG format with a resolution of at least 300 dpi).

UNESCO press release, 14 July 2011: UN Art Contest on Gender Equality in Education - Deadline Extended to 30 September 2011


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