Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Participate in the Young Leaders Poetry Competition 2012

Interested writers are been called upon to participate in the Young Leaders Poetry Competition. The competition which has the theme 'Women Empowerment and Gender Equality' is organised by Olof Palme Peace Foundation (OPPF); a United Nations-accredited, not-for-profit, non-political, non-governmental organisation that seeks to protect and uphold the rights of those being marginalised.

To participate, submit one unpublished poem of no more than 300 lines that relates to the theme mentioned above to the mailing address below. You can also submit by email. The deadline for submission is Thursday, August 30th 2012.

2012 Award ceremony at the United Nations
The award ceremony for the 2012 winning poets will be held on November 28th. Awards include 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finalists, and honorable mentions. All awardees will have opportunity to share their poems in front of invited esteemed delegates from United Nations agencies, UN delegations and missions, development partners, members of the civil society, and other young leaders.

For any inquiries and questions please contact the organisers by sending an email to: info@oppfoundation.org
or write through the following address: 215 Park Avenue South, Suite 2010, New York, NY 10013.

You can also check their website by clicking here.

Source: www.oppfoundation.org

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