23rd ICPCompetition

icpc23rd International Children’s Painting Competition on the Environment

Theme : Food Waste
Subtheme : Save the Planet – Save Food,
Wasting Food is Wasting the Planet

The International Children’s Painting Competition on the Environment is organized every year by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Japan-based Foundation for Global Peace and Environment (FGPE), Bayer and Nikon Corporation. It has been held since 1991 and has received more than 3 million entries from children in over 150 countries.

THEME: FOOD WASTE

Subtheme : Save the Planet – Save Food, Wasting Food is Wasting the Planet

To help inspire you, please visit UNEP’s Think.Eat.Save. Reduce Your Foodprint website: www. thinkeatsave.org

The organizers are inviting children all over the world to submit their paintings to the UNEP office in their regions. The children will have until 15 March 2014 to submit their paintings. The pdf brochure available for download at –

http://unep.org/ tunza/children/documents/23rd%20Painting%20competition.pdf

ENTRY RULES AND CONDITIONS

1)    AGE GROUP : Children between the age of 6 and 14 years.

2)    SIZE OF PAINTING : Paintings must be done on A4 OR A3 papers.

3)      NAME AND CONTACTS (IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ONLY)

Full name, age (day, month, and year), gender and full address including phone and e-mail (in English) must be on the back of the painting, NOT on the painting.

4) STYLE OF PAINTING

Free: crayons, colored pencils, water-colours, etc.

5) ELIGIBILITY

a)  Paintings that have been shown or accepted elsewhere will not be accepted in this competition.

b)  Paintings that show a particular person, an organization or a brand name will not be accepted.

c)  Paintings should be posted or sent by courier service before the deadline of 15 March 2014

d) Paintings should be received before 15 March 2014.

e)  Contacts (names, telephone, email etc) should be in English language and not another language. These contacts should be written on the back of the painting.

f)   No writing, descriptions, contacts should be written on the painting itself.

6) TYPE OF PAINTING ACCEPTABLE

Only hard copies of paintings will be accepted, with no words or description o the painting/s.

7) NUMBER OF PAINTINGS ACCEPTED

Participants can submit as many paintings as they like.

PRIZES FOR WINNER (S) Global Winners:

The 1st Prize: One entrant – US$ 2,000 with a fully paid trip for the winner and a chaperone to a UNEP event (date and venue to be confirmed later). The winner will also receive a plaque and supplementary prizes.

The 2nd Prize: One entrant – US$ 1,000 each and a fully paid trip for winners and chaperones to a UNEP event (date and venue to be confirmed later). The winner will also receive a plaque and supplementary prizes.

The 3rd Prize: Three entrants – A diploma for each winner (No cash) The 4th Prize: Ten entrants – A diploma for each winner (No cash) The 5th Prize: Thirty five entrants – A diploma for each winner (No cash) Regional winners:

One winner only from each region: Africa; Asia and the Pacific; West Asia; Europe; Latin America and the Caribbean; and North America. US$ 1,000 and fully paid trip for each winner and chaperones to a UNEP event (date and venue to be confirmed later).

TAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING

a)    Copyrights: Please note that by entering the competition, you have assigned copyright of your painting(s) to the organizers.

b)   Safe keeping of the painting: The painting(s) will not be returned and will be used to raise environmental awareness throughexhibition, websites, posters, publications etc) and to raise funds to further promote environmental activities by children.

Selection of Winners:

Winners will be selected through a fair and impartial selection by the organizers.

Announcement of winners:

(1)  Regional winners – The winners for UNEP’s six regions shown on the regional contacts below will be announced during regional special environment related events in each region after the deadline of the painting competition and regional selection process.

(2)  Global winners – Date and venue to announce the global winner to be confirmed later.

Deadline for paintings to be received from the participant(s)

Paintings must reach the relevant UNEP regional office by 15 March 2014. No painting will be considered after the deadline.

Contacts to deliver painting(s)

Paintings should be sent before 15 March 2014 deadline to the postal address overleaf regardless. For example, a painting from India (Asia) needs to reach the UNEP Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. Likewise, a painting from Uganda must reach the UNEP Regional Office for Africa.

Postal contacts to be used to post the painting will therefore depend on whether the country in from Africa, Asia and the Pacific, West Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean or from North America as shown below, and the envelope or container of the painting(s) should be marked 23rd International Children’s Painting Competition and country of origin.

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Guy crequie

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(Preferred priority Contribution sent to Congress CUPHI III-Los Angeles -6 to 12 July 2014 and for its preparation)

 

Copyright Guy CREQUIE
French writer social observer
Author in 2013 of “Chronicles of the world and global issues” (2) Editions Edilivre – Paris
(1) Frédéric Lenoir: Healing the World “Fayard-January 2013.

I note in an age that has seen other systems of thought and political experience: that the Soviet Union and its allies (the Berlin Wall), the movement of said non-aligned countries, which even in 70 appeared as immutable data political representation.

Currently, capitalism presented elegantly liberalism or free market is as infinite, limitless, a kind of end of the story. Already, on a philosophical level, I do not think, I do not believe that a world without limits based “on the power of money and the commodification of everything deserves our support and enthusiasm. Continue reading “Guy crequie”