UN@75 Youth Art Contest “The Future We Want”

Scene at UN Headquarters during UN Youth Climate Summit A view of the General Assembly and the Secretariat buildings at United Nations headquarters during the UN Youth Climate Summit. 21 September 2019 United Nations, New York UN Photo/Cia Pak

“The Future We Want” Youth Art Contest

 

Who: Youth (13-15 years old) across the United States, who are U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents. For further details, see the eligibility section of the “The Future We Want” Youth Art Contest Official Rules.
What: A country-wide youth art contest in celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations
When: Launching on December 6th, 2019 and application submission open through January 5th, 2020.
Where: Winning submissions will be displayed in the USUN Lobby for one month.
Why: The theme for UN@75 is “The Future We Want, the United Nations We Need: Reaffirming our Collective Commitment to Multilateralism.” What better group to launch our celebration and consideration of “The Future We Want” than our youth!

How: Guidelines will state that all artwork submitted needs to be created on a standard 22” x 28” poster board and weigh no more than 2 lbs. Please keep in mind when creating, that finalists will need to mail their piece in for judging. Contestants will photograph their work (maximum size:10MB, minimum resolution: 300dpi) and email these photos to UN75@state.gov. (*smartphone photos will be sufficient).

The selected group of nine finalists (including three winners) will be chosen by Mission staff and the selected artwork will be displayed in the USUN Mission Lobby in New York City. Out of the finalists, there will be three winners, who will be personally recognized by the U.S. Ambassador to the UN. Finalists will be contacted and instructed to submit their original pieces to the Mission keeping in mind that pieces should be easily transportable.

“The Future We Want” Youth Art Contest Official Rules and Application