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UNESCO Bangkok (Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education) is pleased to announce the nominations for the Asia-Pacific Film/Article Contest "Better Learning, Better Life," organized from 28 September to 4 November 2012 for the young people residing in Asia and the Pacific region »more

About the Asia-Pacific Film/Article Contest

Young people are called to make their voice heard through the article/film contest on the future of learning. Winners will receive a tablet computer and their entries will feature in UNESCO media. 

Deadline for submission has been extended from initially 26 October 2012 to 4 November 2012 in order to give more time to interested contestants.

This contest is open to all who consider themselves ‘young people’ and who reside in Asia and the Pacific. 

Entries can be made in two categories: A: Video/film; B: Written article.

Only one entry per category may be submitted on behalf of a single individual or organisation. Please note: contestants cannot win in both categories (video/film and written article). 

Entries can be submitted in English. In case of a video/film, any spoken text in other languages should be accompanied with English subtitles. 


•  Up to three minutes in length and of high quality
•  Must include a credit section acknowledging all those involved in the production and any clips/music developed by an outside party 

If you are to use any clips and/or music published by an outside party, you must obtain explicit written permission for the use of such material in your video. Please provide UNESCO with proof of permission upon your submission.

Submit your video online at or similar services together with a short description and send to or submit your DVD via post to:

UNESCO Bangkok
Education Policy and Reform Unit
920 Sukhumvit Road, Prakanong, Klongtoey
Bangkok 10110, Thailand


•1,000 words maximum

• Reference all cited passages 

• Must be in electronic text form 

Please email to or post to us at the same address above.


Two winners will be selected (one for video/film and one for written article). 

Both winners will receive a tablet computer and their entries will feature in the said meeting and in UNESCO media

For more details and registration form, please download the FLYER or contact the Education Policy and Reform Unit, UNESCO Bangkok