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Opportunities for young people will update you on the latest workshops, seminars, conferences, film festivals, essay competitions etc in the CEECIS region and globally.

Also, follow the Young People's Media Network blog for the latest information on youth media in the CEECIS and beyond.

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Open contest 2012: Make a Change (in the life of Roma) is looking for the agents of change in Roma communities. Mainly young people who come from Roma communities and also become successful in the non-Roma world either through education or business enterpreneurship.

"It's About Ability!" Youth Video Contest
Calling all youth filmmakers! Each year, UNICEF publishes a report called State of the World’s Children. Next year, the theme is on children with disabilities. We’d like hear your voice, so send us a 1 min video reflecting your perspective on disabilites.

Show me inclusion - Creativity competition 2012
Show Me Inclusion is a contest. The idea is to show people with disabilities are the same as other people. You can participate by sharing what inclusion means to you. The deadline for entries is 31 October 2012.

Training course for young bloggers and youth online activists
The project aims to combat racism and discrimination in their online expression of hate speech by equipping young people and youth organisations with the competences necessary to recognise and act against such human rights violations.

Call for Entries - Sarajevo City of Film Project 2012
The goal of the project is to support and instigate cooperation between young filmmakers in Southeast Europe, and the call for entries will be open, as in previous years, only for the participants of one of the two previous editions of the Sarajevo Talent

Global Fund for Children photo contest open
The Project Rise Facebook Contest, sponsored by the Global Fund for Children, seeks photos and videos representing the biggest issues adolescent girls face in a community. The contest is open to aspiring filmmakers and filmmakers between 16 and 24.

YOUKI - International Youth Media Festival Competition
Eligible are young people with individual or group works, home or school projects. To participate in the YOUKI competition young people must be between the ages of 10 and 26 (at the time of production). The competition is divided into 3 age groups.

Film-making Workshops “Who is afraid of the Big Bad Crises?”
The main purpose of the workshops is to give participants time to envision and create short films addressing the subject of ‘crisis’, seen from different perspectives: economical, political, personal crises, etc.

Migrants in the spotlight - Media award
The International Organization for Migration, in coordination with the European Commission, is hosting a competition for university and college students to submit articles and documentaries on migration and integration-related issues.

Russian competition seeks journalism works about children
Russian print and TV journalists can submit works on a variety of children's issues to a competition. The deadline is October 16, 2010.

Video contest for young filmmakers
Young documentary filmmakers in Europe can submit short, creative works to a competition that is part of the International Documentary Festival of Amsterdam, to be held November 18 to 28.

Young Russian journalists can submit works on 'challenges'
Young Russian journalists and freelancers (up to age 25) can submit works on a variety of topics to the competition Challenge -- XXI century. Deadline: September 1.

UN invites ‘Citizen Ambassadors’ to film anti-poverty goals in action
23 June 2010 – The UN launched today a video contest inviting people from around the world, particularly youth, to tell leaders what the anti-poverty Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) mean to them by uploading short films on the UN YouTube channel.

The state of your world - Contribute to the 2011 State of the World's Children Report
What is the state of your world? Contribute to the 2011 State of the World's Children - UNICEF's flagship publication!

Young Media Makers Preach and Practice Peaceful Journalism
European Youth Press – network of young media makers in cooperation with Academy for Peace and Development invites you to participate in the seminar “Young Media Makers Preach and Practice Peaceful Journalism”.

International Youth Conference on Biodiversity
The Ministry of the Environment of Japan ("MOE") will hold the "International Youth Conference on Biodiversity in Aichi 2010" in Japan in August 2010 in order to promote communication among young people from around the world.

G(irls) 20 Summit
If you are a passionate, forward-thinking, solution-oriented girl between the ages of 18-20 from a G20 country you could be one of the G(irls) 20 Summit change makers.

“Will We Meet?” young filmmakers’ competition to mark World Refugee Day
To mark World Refugee Day on 20 June, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) is holding a short-film competition.

Russian TV school seeks contest entries from young journalists
Young Russian TV journalists (up to 28 years old) from different regions of Russia are iinvited to submit works to a competition being sponsored by the School TEFI.

International Student Week in Belgrade open to youth media creators
European students interested in human rights, media, filmmaking, youth activism, sustainable development and the environment are invited to International Student Week in Belgrade, Serbia from July 11 to July 18.

Come to SEE Youthpass!
Call for participants - NEW DEADLINE / 21 March, 2010



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