The UNESCO Arab Youth Project Competition on Global Citizenship Education (GCED) is open for applications.UNESCO commits to empower young women and men to facilitate positive social change, participate in the development of societies, eradicate poverty and inequality, and foster a culture of peace.
As part of its efforts, UNESCO Office in Beirut is now launching a project competition to support youth-led initiatives that facilitates Global Citizenship in the Arab States. The initiatives should focus on Global Citizenship Education (GCED) and the Prevention of Violent Extremism through Education (PVE-E).
The pitching event will be held in UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education in the Arab States (Beirut). Project managers of the pre-selected proposals will be asked to pitch their projects to a panel of judges from different social backgrounds. Pitchers are required to give a presentation and answer inquiries. Selected participants unable to participate in person will be asked to submit a short video presentation and answer inquiries live through Skype.
The top winners will be funded
- First Place– Up to 2500 USD
- Runner up – Up to 1500 USD