Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union with the support of USAID ‘Human Rights in Action’ programme, within the national educational program ‘Understanding Human Rights’ and with the assistance of the Office of the Ombudsman for Human Rights, starts the Ukrainian contest of student essays ‘Human Rights in the light of the present’.
The contest is to promote the implementation of the National Strategy on Human Rights (Decree of the President of Ukraine №501/2015) and the World Programme for Human Rights Education (adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2004) to disseminate information on human rights, create interest to current issues in the field of human rights, identify and stimulate creatively gifted students interested in human rights activities, promote vocational guidance, encourage to exercise active life position, and to form the respect for human dignity in the Ukrainian society.
The contest invites school students of 9-11 classes of secondary schools, special schools, gymnasiums, lyceums, vocational training schools and college students.
All winners of the Contest will receive diplomas; the best essays will be published on the website of Ukrainian educational program ‘Understanding Human Rights’. Contest participants who take I, II and III places will receive diplomas of prizewinners and valuable gifts. The awards ceremony will be held publicly with the participation of co-organizers of the Contest. Media will cover the event. The school, which trained the winner, will get a seminar on human rights organized by Contest’s organizers involving leading experts in the field.
The deadline for submissions is November 1, 2016, 5 p.m.
Please submit an essay and a registration form electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org marked ‘Essay competition’.
Please find more detailed information about the Contest and the sample registration form in the Statute of the Contest.
If you have further questions, you may call +38 (096) 890-22-09, or contact us at email@example.com
Contact person – Oleh Ohredko
We wish you inspiration and wait for your fresh creative ideas!
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