"Namaste" by Saori Ibuki. 2013 international student photo contest winner.

Here are the winning entries from around the world for Carnegie Council's international student/teacher essay and student photo contests.  We think you'll be as impressed as we are with the talent and ideas presented here. Many thanks to all those who have taken part in these contests.  

2017 CONTEST WINNERS:
International Student/Teacher Essay Contest: The World's Greatest Ethical Challenge
In your opinion, what is the greatest challenge facing the world today?

International Student Photo Contest on Climate Change
Photos that show examples of climate change OR examples of combating or adapting to climate change.

2016 CONTEST WINNERS:
International Student/Teacher Essay Contest on Nationalism

Is nationalism an asset or hindrance in today's globalized world?

International Student Photo Contest on Cities/Urbanization
What are the pros and cons of urbanization? Who are the winners? Who are the losers?

2015 CONTEST WINNERS:
International Student/Teacher Essay Contest "Goals for a Better World"

Focusing on one of the following Sustainable Development Goals, propose specific measures for your country (or region or city) to reach the goal's objectives in the next 15 years: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls; OR Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts; OR Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable.

International Student Photo Contest on Climate Change
Send us photos that are examples of climate change OR examples of combating or adapting to climate change.

Trans-Pacific Student Contest
What is the future of U.S.-Asia relations or of the United States and one of the Asian countries listed? Please use specific examples or stories to illustrate your points. 

2014 CONTEST WINNERS:
International Student/Teacher Essay Contest "Imagining a Better Future"
What would you like to see happen during this century to make the world a better place?

International Student Photo Contest "Fairness and its Opposite"
In a world with huge gulfs of wealth and power, how do we ensure that everybody has access to opportunity?

Trans-Pacific Student Contest
What are current or historical developments in your home country that illustrate shared or different values between you and your contest partner's country? What are current or historical developments in your home country that illustrate shared or different values between you and your contest partner's country?

2013 CONTEST WINNERS:
International Student/Teacher Essay Contest "Moral Leadership"
What Does Moral Leadership Mean to You?

International Student Photo Contest: Living with Differences
In a world with tremendous diversity of beliefs and cultures, how do we live together amicably?

Trans-Pacific Student Contest
What is the greatest ethical challenge facing U.S.-Asia relations? 

2012 CONTEST WINNERS:
International Student/Teacher Essay Contest, "Ethics for a Connected World"
In your opinion, what is the greatest ethical challenge or dilemma facing the planet?

2011 CONTEST WINNERS:
International Student/Teacher Essay Contest, "Making a Difference"
What does sustainability mean to you?

2010 CONTEST WINNERS:
International Student/Teacher Essay Contest, "Making a Difference"
How would you improve your school so that it prepares future leaders to protect the planet?

2009 CONTEST WINNERS:
International Student/Teacher Essay Contest "Making a Difference"
Address the issues in one or all of the following five Global Ethics Corner segments: oceans, garbage, and food; climate protectionism and competitiveness; who pays for global warming?; forest preservation; ecological intervention.

Semester at Sea, 2009
Human rights and social justice in the Mediterranean world.