We are pleased to announce the Phrase of the Year Competition finalists for 2017:
1. Peace starts at the root - and with all of us
2. Knowledge is a Passport to Responsibility
3. Most important, Listening and to be heard
4. We Are All One
5. SMALL ACTS, BIG IMPACT
6. Time is irresponsible
8. Focus on today to change tomorrow
Learn more about their ideas: essay and video presentation
Thank you to all who shared their exuberant ideas upon this competition. We are delighted to have received submissions from 19 countries (Nigeria, Canada, USA, Afghanistan, Morocco, India, Rwanda, Sweden, Kenya, Italy, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Oman, Belgium, Brazil, Azerbaijan, UK, Haiti, and Slovenia). It means a lot to us to receive so many passionate voices of the youth from all over the world.
Finalist presentations will be showcased at the State of the Community conference, during the session "Phrase of the Year competition" at 11:30-13:00 on September 12th. The jury will have an open discussion on each phrase, and cast a vote to determine the winner, who will awarded on the 13th at 12:30-13:00 (France time). The sessions will be broadcasted on Youtube feed. We will also communicate out of social media, and encourage you to join the Facebook event and our twitter to follow/spread the news!