Wednesday, February 24th
BACultural wants to promote "Many Languages, One World", 2016 Student Essay Contest and Global Youth Forum. In this meeting, BACultural will gather with volunteers and discuss the requirements, the topic of essay, submissions dates. We want to help students who are interested by following up and meetings with their colleagues and maybe even Alumni or BAC instructors.
Enter your essay to win a free trip to New York and Speak at the United Nations. The deadline for essay submissions is Thursday, March 31st at 11:59pm EST.
About Many Languages, One World:
Organized by ELS Educational Services, inc., and the United Nations Academic Impact (unai), many languages, one world was created to promote multilingualism and The continued study of the six official languages of the United nations, and to bring global-minded young scholars from all over
the world together to engage in dialogue about global issues and initiatives. See the video on last year’s winners at manylanguagesoneworld.els.edu.
The essay, not to exceed 2,000 words, should explore how multilingual ability advances global citizenship and cultural understanding. The essay should reflect the entrant’s academic, cultural and national context. Entries must be in an official language of the united nations – Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian or Spanish – that is neither your first language nor the principal language of instruction during your primary or secondary education
Visit the contest website for more information.