October 16, 2009
As a follow-up to its September Sustainability Month, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces a student competition.
Contestants may submit an essay or a short YouTube clip.
They may choose to address the issues in one or all of the following five Global Ethics Corner segments. (Please note that each segment has links to the audio and text):
- Oceans, Garbage, and Food
- Climate Protectionism and Competitiveness
- Who Pays for Global Warming?
- Forest Preservation
- Ecological Intervention
- Style: "Op-ed" style (not academic, foot-noted papers)
- Length: 1,000 to 1,500 words
- Style: Talking heads, still images, video—all are fine
- Length: 4 to 6 minutes maximum
- IMPORTANT: If using images, they must be copyright free, or you must obtain copyright. We recommend using http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/. All images must be properly credited at the end of the video.
COMPETITION DEADLINE: December 31, 2009
HOW TO ENTEREssay: Please email your entries to: email@example.com. Please include your full name, address, email, age, and student affiliation. Please state which GEC you are addressing.
Video: You can find all the Global Ethics Corner segments at http://www.youtube.com/carnegienetwork. Please upload your entry (with your name on it) as a response to one of the five listed above. Please also send a separate email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name, address, email, age, and student affiliation. If your entry addresses more than one GEC segment, please say so in your email.
All students, from high school through to graduate students, are eligible. Non-students are automatically disqualified.
1st prize: $250 Amazon Gift Certificate
2nd prize: $150 Amazon Gift Certificate
3rd prize: $75 Amazon Gift Certificate
All winners also receive a copy of Ethics & International Affairs: A Reader