Call for Essays “Many Languages One World” UN Academic Impact Student Essay Contest

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Submit an essay (2000 words or less) exploring how multilingual ability advances global citizenship and understanding. Your essay should reflect your academic, cultural, and national context. Entries must be in one of the 6 official languages of the United Nations that is not the entrant’s mother tongue or language of instruction. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older. Essay Submission Deadline: February 21, 2014.

Winners will be invited to New York for an International AcademicImpact Youth Forum, June 25-29, 2014. They will present their work in a Conference at the United Nations Headquarters on June 27, 2014. Airfare, room and board provided. For application process, please click here.

About Alexandra Amling

MAIPS 2014 Graduate Candidate with a focus on Conflict Resolution, International Migration and Refugees. Holds a Master's degree in Southeast Asian and Chinese Studies with a regional interest in Cambodia, Myanmar/Burma and Thailand. Currently supporting the GSIPM staff as a Graduate Assistant.

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