2013 Global Energy Essay Contest – for College and University Students

2013 Global Energy Essay Contest – for College and University Students


The Global Energy Essay Contest provides an exciting opportunity for college and university students around the world to engage in critical thinking and present their ideas and solutions to tackle the key energy issues that humanity faces today.


The essay contest is open to all students from across the world that are currently enrolled in university working towards a degree program (e.g. B.A., B.S., M.A., M.S, M.B.A, M.Ed., Ph.D., etc) to take part in the contest.

Essay Topic

The United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared 2014-2024 as the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All, underscoring the importance of energy issues for sustainable development and for the elaboration of the post-2015 development agenda.

Taking inspiration from this, we would like students to share their thoughts on the declaration through this year?s essay topic:

“A Vision for The Decade (2014-2024) of Sustainable Energy for All


The First and Second place winners will receive an invitation to the Global Energy Conference at the United Nations from December 11-12, 2013. The First place winner will also have a speaking opportunity during the award presentation ceremony. Airfare and accommodation to New York will be covered. The top ten finalists will receive certificates from Global Energy Initiative

The deadline for submission is October 28, 2013. Prize winners will be announced on November 8, 2013.

For more details, visit http://globalenergyinitiative.org/

To Pre-register for the Global Energy Essay Contest 2013, Click here

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