A competition targeting youth
We are pleased to inform you that the High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for Statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (HLG-PCCB) leads the organization of the virtual UN World Data Forum taking place from 18 to 21 October 2020, , under the guidance of the United Nations Statistical Commission and in close consultation with Member States and international partners. In our capacity as a member of the HLG representing the Western Asia and North Africa Region region, we are pleased to share the news of the launching of a competition targeting the youth group from the 15-24 year-old category entitled "One-minute video" .
For the 1 Minutes videos, the youth participants can select more than one themes from the 2020 Virtual UN World Data Forum six thematic areas:
1. NEW APPROACHES TO CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT FOR BETTER DATA
2. INNOVATIONS AND SYNERGIES ACROSS DATA ECOSYSTEMS
3. LEAVING NO ONE BEHIND
4. UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD THROUGH DATA
5. BUILDING TRUST IN DATA AND STATISTICS
6. HOW FAR HAVE WE COME?
For more information on the themes, visit https://unstats.un.org/unsd/undataforum/programme/index.html
Submission Deadline: 30 September 2020.
You can submit as a group or individually.
Duration: 1 Minute video that can be easily recorded on your phone.
You can submit in the 6 UN Languages: English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian and Chinese (but a text with English translation should be included with submission)
The video should be recorded using a Horizontal framing and not vertical.
Simply send your 1 Minute video to firstname.lastname@example.org along with the following information your name, age, country of residence, any organization/university/school affiliations and one introductory paragraph about your video and why data matters.
More information can be found in the attached leaflet and the link: