Essay competition “The Future We Want, The UN We Need"

19 Jun 2020

Essay competition “The Future We Want, The UN We Need"

The United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth (OSGEY), the Under-Secretary-General and Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on the Commemoration of the United Nations’ 75th Anniversary and Devex, are excited to announce the launch of an Essay Competition for the best essay by a young person on the topic ‘The Future We Want, The UN We Need’.


Young people between the ages of 15 and 29 are asked to share their views and suggestions about the UN’s future role by answering the question: Within the context of the “new normal” that has unfolded post-COVID-19, and as we plan and re-build to recovery, what does the future of the UN look like to you? 

The deadline for submissions is 29 June, 2020.


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