Essay-Writing Contest Devoted to the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations Announced

The United Nations in Belarus and International University "MITSO" are pleased to announce an essay–writing contest "70 Years of the United Nations (1945–2015). My World: Sustainable Development Agenda Beyond 2015".
In 2015, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, in which Belarus participated, shall be celebrated. Meanwhile, 2015 is remarkable also because this year the international community will summarize the results of implementation of the eight Millennium Development Goals formulated in the Millennium Declaration of the United Nations.



The United Nations in Belarus and International University "MITSO" are pleased to announce an essay–writing contest "70 Years of the United Nations (1945–2015). My World: Sustainable Development Agenda Beyond 2015".

In 2015, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, in which Belarus participated, shall be celebrated. Meanwhile, 2015 is remarkable also because this year the international community will summarize the results of implementation of the eight Millennium Development Goals formulated in the Millennium Declaration of the United Nations.

The Essay Contest is an opportunity for talented, bright 11th grade pupils of the secondary schools of the Republic of Belarus to present their perspective and opinions of the activities of the United Nations and post–2015 global development agenda.

The themes selected for the contest are:

1000 Words For Protection of Forests, Rivers and Oceans;
1000 Words For Protection From Discrimination and Harassment
1000 Words For Right to Information

The Contest is held from 16 February to 23 March 2015. Results of the Contest shall be determined between 1 and 10 May 2015.

The winners shall be awarded at the International University "MITSO" in the last ten days of May 2015 at the young scholars conference "70 Years of the United Nations (1945–2015). My World: Sustainable Development Agenda Beyond 2015" with participation of representatives of the organizers.

The best essay may be included by a decision of the Contest jury in the published collection of papers presented at the young scholars conference.

The contest winners shall be awarded diplomas of the United Nations in Belarus and the International University "MITSO."

The Contest organizers establish a Grand Prize: free education at the International University "MITSO" in 2015/2016 academic year in the specialty "International Law."

Contest Rules