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UNODC Education for Justice (E4J) International High-Level Conference 2019 (Fully-funded to Vienna)

Deadline: May 31, 2019

Applications are open for the Education for Justice (E4J) International High-Level Conference 2019. The Education for Justice (E4J) initiative seeks to promote a culture of lawfulness through education activities designed for primary, secondary and tertiary levels.

They are excited to bring together policymakers and educators at our International High-Level Conference, “Educating for the Rule of Law: Inspire. Change. Together.” from 7-9 October 2019. The event convenes policymakers from different fields (such as Ministries of Education and Ministries of Justice), educators and academics to build bridges between these communities and discuss innovative ways to empower the next generation of change makers.

What can youth do to fight corruption, organized crime and other threats that are impacting our world? How can we make the world a trusted, safe and inclusive place? How is the rule of law influencing your life? How are you perceiving what policymakers are doing about challenges to just and fair societies? What recommendations do you have for the future? These questions should guide your entries.

Cost

  •  Successful proposal submitters will have the opportunity to come to Vienna to present their ideas to the participants of the conference. Flights, meals, accommodation and cost for transportation in Vienna will be financed in accordance with UN rules.

Eligibility

  • There will be three categories of applications, one for each of the education levels: primary, secondary and tertiary. If you are a student between the ages of 6-12 (primary), 13-18 (secondary) or 19-29 (tertiary) and believe strongly in the role of education for promoting the rule of law, they would love to involve you in the event.
  • Primary level requirements: Submissions can include speeches, artwork including drawings, paintings and songs. Criteria for evaluation include: relevance to E4J topics, connectivity to rule of law, and level of creativity.
  • Secondary and tertiary requirements: Submissions can include speeches, essays, songs/spoken word, poetry, or digital photos. Criteria for evaluation include: relevance to E4J topics, connectivity to rule of law, and level of creativity.

Application

Candidates must fill out submission form A or submission form B no later than 31 May 2019:

Attachments exceeding the size of 10MB can also be sent via WeTransfer to [email protected]

For more information, visit Education for Justice (E4J) International High-Level Conference.

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