[Socrates] United Nations Academic Impact Student Essay Contest

Helen A Gaudette Helen.Gaudette at qc.cuny.edu
Fri Feb 21 13:57:12 EST 2014

Dear faculty and program directors,

Please let your students know about this great opportunity! Thank you.

United Nations Academic Impact Student Essay Contest

June 25-29, 2014: Winners Participate in a 5 day Global Youth Forum in New York and present their work at the United Nations Headquarters on June 27th.

Write an essay (2,000 words or less) discussing the ideas of global citizenship and understanding and the role that multilingual ability can play in fostering these. Your essay should reflect your academic, cultural and national context. Entries must be in an official language of the United Nations that is not the entrant's first language or language of instruction in her or her primary or secondary education. The official languages of the United Nations are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish. Entrants must be full-time university students, sponsored by a Faculty Member of University Representative, and must be 18 years of age or older.

Essay Submission Deadline Extended: March 15, 2014
Uploaded to: http://ManyLanguagesOneWorld.ELS.edu

Dr. Helen Gaudette
Director, Office of Global Education Initiatives
Coordinator, CUNY-Paris Exchange Program
Lecturer, Department of History
Kiely Hall 179, Queens College, CUNY
Helen.Gaudette at qc.cuny.edu<mailto:Helen.Gaudette at qc.cuny.edu>

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