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Human Rights Youth Challenge 2018 Win a trip to Geneva Switzerland

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, invites entries for the Human Rights Youth Challenge 2018. For this year’s International Youth Day on 12 August 2018, the UN Special Rapporteur is organizing an online challenge to raise awareness among the youth about the human rights to water and sanitation.

The UN Special Rapporteur will choose a submission that demonstrates an excellent understanding of the human rights to water and sanitation and that clearly expresses what the human rights to water and sanitation mean to youth.

The Challenge

The Challenge: Show your knowledge, understanding and passion about human rights to water and sanitation by creating an original submission about human rights to water and sanitation and upload it to a social media network (Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter).

Prize and Benefits

The UN Special Rapporteur will invite the winner to travel to Geneva, Switzerland and to speak at a sideevent of the 39th session of the UN Human Rights Council organized by the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation. He or she will address the Geneva-based UN community, introducing the submission created for the challenge and/or speaking about the situation of the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation of his or her country.

Travel costs will be covered.  The dates for travelling to Geneva: TBC 10 or 11 September 2018

Deadline: August 6, 2018




 

Eligibility

  • Age between 15 and 24 years, as of 12 August 2018.
  • Submission can be in any language or format (photo, audio, video, text, ..)
  • There is no limitation on the size or time as long as you can upload it on social Networks.

Criteria

  • Demonstrate an understanding of human rights to water and sanitation
  • Creativity of the submission.

Application

  • Upload your submission anywhere online and share it with : @UNSRwatsan on Instagram and @SRwatsan on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Mark the submission by including the hashtag #Youth4watsan and tagging the Special Rapporteur’s account @UNSRwatsan on Instagram and @SRwatsan on Facebook and Twitter.

Announcement of the winner: 12 August

Please contact the mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation at: srwatsan@ohchr.org for more information or check this PDF Human Rights Youth Challenge.

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