UNESCO Calling for Students Worldwide to Participate in International Competition on Green and Accessible Cities.
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Full-time undergraduate students, postgraduate students, and doctoral students are eligible to participate in the competition as individuals or in teams.
Universities are encouraged to recommend students to participate in the competition.
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The International Student Competition on Green and Accessible Cities, jointly organized by the UNESCO Beijing Cluster Office and Wuhan University of Technology in China, aims to advance the development of inclusive cities while taking environmental impact into account.
The competition’s theme, “Green with Love, Smart without Obstacles,” highlights the key opportunities and difficulties facing contemporary urban development, specifically the inclusion of people with disabilities, the advancement of accessibility, and environmental preservation. The Competition asks participants to share their thoughts on how innovative approaches at both the theoretical and practical levels can improve accessibility and sustainability in cities.
- Design track: Participants are invited to carry out urban design projects to ensure accesibility and inclusivity for a newly developed district within Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Participants are expected to take into consideration of concerns regarding environmental protection, sustainability, and the protection of historical buildings.
- Research track: Participants are invited to conduct research studies and submit original papers including research analysis, case studies, best practices, and recommendations that shed light on the conceptual, theoretical and/or practical aspect of an accessible environment at community, district, or city level.
To be eligible to participate in the competition, you must:
- Be a student enrolled in a university
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- The winners will be given awards include first prize, second prize, third prize, excellence award, and excellent instructor award
- Winners will be selected and awarded at the International Academic Conference and Award-winning Ceremony in December 2022
Method of Application
UNESCO is committed to promoting the construction of an accessible information and physical environment for all, including the construction of inclusive cities.
Interested applicants should apply for the competition using the link below.