World Food Day Poster Contest 2018

    World Food Day Poster Contest 2018
     Category:  Students Only
     Deadline:  November 9, 2018  (expired!)
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    World Food Day 2018 will mark the 73rd anniversary of FAO’s founding. One of the most celebrated days in the UN calendar, events organized by FAO country offices, governments, local authorities and other partners in over 130 countries across the world will call for increased action to achieve Zero Hunger.

    After a period of decline, world hunger is on the rise again. Today, over 815 million people are suffering chronic undernourishment, according to the latest FAO report. Conflict, extreme weather events linked to climate change, economic slowdown and rapidly increasing overweight and obesity levels are reversing progress made in the fight against hunger and malnutrition.

    Young minds can be inspired by the World Food Day Activity Book that explains what Zero Hunger is all about, and how everyone needs to come together and take action to reach this global goal.

    The competition is divided into four categories:

    ages 5 to 8
    ages 9 to 12
    ages 13 to 15
    ages 16 to 19

    Poster entries may be drawn, painted or sketched using pens, pencils, crayons or charcoal, or using oil, acrylic or watercolour paint, as well as mixed media.
    Digitally created artworks are also permitted. No photographs are allowed. Only digital files saved as a JPEG will be accepted.

    Only one entry per person.

    There is no entry fee.


    Open worldwide to children and youth between the ages of 5 and 19.


    15 posters in each category (60 posters) will be selected for the shortlist by the screening committee. Shortlisted candidates will receive a certificate for this achievement.

    Three winning poster designs will be selected as finalists by a jury in each category. The top three poster designs in all categories will be announced on the World Food Day website. Winners will also be promoted on FAO social media and by FAO offices around the world, and they will also receive a Certificate of Recognition and a surprise gift bag.

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