Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition

UNEP & Samsung Engineering 9th Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition

Last date to apply

June 30, 2016

About Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition

  • 9th Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition has been launched by the Samsung Engineering in association with the United Nations Environment Programme
  • Theme
    Fight against illegal trade in wildlife
                   – Illegal trade of wildlife in my country and its effect on future generations 
  • Each candidate can submit only one essay and have to submit their essay online before June 30, 2016

About The Competition

  • The Aim of the Essay Writing Competition is to collect inspiring and creative ideas from young people by requiring those to think about what young people can do for our planet.
  • Vision: To provide children and youth a chance to set their action plan for changing their lifestyle affecting our planet, which is the most challenging threat for humans? 

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Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both 
Region Global
Class/ Age Aged between 13 and 24 years
Details Nationality: People of all Nationalities are eligible to participate

Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition Reward



Prize Includes

UNEP Prize


Certificate & Samsung Tab S

Samsung Engineering Prize


Certificate & Samsung Tab A

Eco-generation Prize


Certificate & Samsung 1TB Portable USB

Honorable Mentions


Certificate & Eco-generation souvenirs

Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition Application form and Process

To participate in the Essay writing competition, candidates have to Register themselves on the official website.  Each entrant may submit only one essay.

Specifications of the Essay

  • All entries must be original works, in English
  • Word Strength:  600 to 800 words in length
  • All entries must be double-spaced in 11pt, with numbered pages.
  • Format: MS Word OR Word Perfect

Submission of the Essay

Candidates have to submit the Essay online before June 30, 2016, at the official website.

Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition Selection Process

All the entries received will be reviewed by the Panel of judges and thereafter the decision will be taken.

  • Results are expected to be announced in End of July 2016
  • In Total 25 persons will be selected inclusive of the winners

9th Eco-generation-essay Competition

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Conducted by

Samsung Engineering + the United Nations Environment Programme

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