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World of 7 billion Student Video Contest by United Nations

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World of 7 billion Student Video Contest by United Nations

Details of World of 7 billion Student Video Contest by United Nations

World of 7 Billion Student Video Contest aims to influence public policies, attitudes, and behavior on national and global population issues and related concerns.
→All middle school and high school students are eligible to enter the 5th Edition of the competition.
→ Keeping in mind the interdependence of people and the planet, create a short (60 seconds or less) video that shows the connection between population growth and one of the global challenge mentioned below as themes.

Theme of the competition is as follows

  • Climate Change
  • Ocean Health
  • Rapid Urbanization

World of 7 Billion Video Contest Important Dates 2017

Events Dates
Start of Video Upload September 1, 2016
Last date to upload Video February 23, 2017
Notification of Winners May 9, 2017

Who can participate

Both Male and Female students can apply. Students from all India region are eligible.
→ Students may be located anywhere in the world.
→  Any high school student (grade 9th - 12th or its international equivalent) is free to enter.

Scholarship Reward

For High School Students
For Middle School Students

Application form and Process

→ There are no paper forms needed to enter a video.
→ Fill in the details in the form and submit
→ If your video is chosen as a finalist, you will need to submit a signed Parent Permission Form and a signed Actor Release Form (for each person who appears in your video).
→ Finalist videos CANNOT be awarded a prize unless the necessary forms are received.

Selection Process

→ Entries will be judged by the topic and the winners will be announced for each topic

  • Climate Change
  • Ocean Health
  • Rapid Urbanization

→ Decisions will be made based on the following Criteria

  • Does the video follow the guidelines? 
  • Quality of Video 

Weightage Selection Criteria
35% Content Clarity: Does the video clearly make the connection between population and the chosen topic? 
35%  Memorable/Interesting -How well does the video draw in the listener and keep their attention? 
20%  Creativity: Is the video original and something we haven’t seen before? 
10%  Production: What is the overall quality of production (including visual and sound elements)? 

Contact Details

Population Connection, 2120 L St NW, Suite 500 Washington, D.C. 20037
Phone - 202-332-2200
Fax - 202-332-2302
Website -

Last Date: 23/02/2017