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[India] Selection of Indian delegates to 2015 GYELS

by Eco Generation | 18-09-2014 11:30 | Status : Finished   Comments 18 Comments

Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition in India
to select national delegates to 2015 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit

 

Samsung Engineering would like to offer opportunities to the students in India to participate in 2015 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit which is the biggest global environment forum for youth in Korea by sponsoring the competition winners of the Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition.

Two winners of the competition will be given the opportunity to engage in the 2015 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit which includes Global Youth for the Environment Forum, cultural exchange program and excursions in Seoul, Korea in order to advance their awareness, role and commitment for the environmental conservation and protection. The trip to GYELS in Korea will be in February 11 and will be fully sponsored by Samsung Engineering.

 

objectives

  To raise environmental awareness of youth in India both locally and globally

  To grow Eco-leaders in India by enhancing global leadership through participating in the Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit

  To fulfill the social responsibility by educating the future generation

 

competition details

      Eligibility: Indian students aged between 13~15 who currently reside in India

      Topic: Indian wisdom to save energy and the environment - How young people can utilize the traditional knowledge and wisdom of India for the environment

      Time Schedule

- September 18, 2014 : Launching the competition through the website
- November 28, 2014 : Online submission system closed

                                   (Deadline extended)

- November 31, 2014 : Shortlist - top 100

- December 14, 2014 : Final selection - top 22
- December 15, 2014 : Result announcement
- January, 2015 (TBD): Awarding ceremony at SEI (Noida, India)

(*The winners should attend the awarding ceremony to be held in Nodia, India.)

      How to Submit: Tunza Eco-generation website/Egen Event/Monthly Event

(*Please select the correct Event Title from the drop-down box)

      Prize details

Prizes

Persons

Prize includes

Competition Winners

2

Eco-generation certificate and trip to Korea

for 2015 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit

Honorable Mentions

20

Eco-generation certificate and souvenir

 

* Trip to Korea will last for 5 days from Feb 9 to Feb 13, 2015. Please understand that parents cannot join the trip since the guardian from Samsung Engineering India shall accompany them. All flights and accommodation will be covered with meal allowances also provided. Economy class flight (Delhi – Seoul) tickets will be offered. Two students of same gender shall share a twin room. English speaking skill is mandatory to participate in the program. For more details of the trip, please contact ecogeneration@samsung.com

Appendix 1.

 

ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION GUIDELINES, RULES AND REGULATIONS

 

1.           No entry fee is required.

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2.           Samsung Engineering reserves First Rights on all submissions. All other rights to the essay remain the property of the author.

3.           All entries must be original works, in English. Plagiarism and off topic will result in disqualification.

4.           Entries may not have been previously published in professional media.

5.           Entries must be from 600 to 800 words in length.

6.           Entrants must first register at Tunza.eco-generation.org to be able to submit their article online.

7.           All entries must be double spaced, with numbered pages in one of the following formats. All other formats will be disqualified.

a.           MS Word

b.           Adobe PDF

c.           Word Perfect

8.           The entry must have a cover page with the title of the work, the author's name, full mailing address, telephone number and email address. Every subsequent page must carry the title and a page number, but NOT the author's name (to facilitate fair judging).

9.           Each entrant may submit only one essay per contest.

10.         All entries are final. No revisions are accepted.

11.          The decisions of the judges are final and are entirely their own and in no part represents the opinion of Samsung Engineering.

12.         At the discretion of the judges, all well written essays may be published on the Web site.

13.         Winners will be individually notified of the results.

14.         Winner selection can be canceled if the number of entries is noticeably smaller than 100.

 

 

 

 

 

Appendix 2.

2015 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit (Draft)

February 2015, Seoul, Korea

Feb 9

Feb 10

Feb 11

Feb 12

Feb 13

8:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breakfast

Breakfast

Breakfast

8:30

Transportation

9:00

Transportation

Transportation

Insa-dong Tour

9:30

10:00

Register

Lecture3

Everland

10:30

Opening Ceremony

11:00

Lecture1

Lecture4

Transportation

11:30

12:00

Lunch

Lunch

12:30

13:00

Arrival

&

Check-in

Lecture2

Lecture5

Lunch

Lunch

13:30

Transportation

14:00

Break

Break

14:30

Hands-on Activity1

Hands-on Activity3

SECL Tour

Myungdong Tour

15:00

Transportation

15:30

Break

Break

16:00

Hands-on Activity2

Closing Ceremony

(Awarding Ceremony)

GYELS

final session

16:30

17:00

Transportation

Transportation

Transportation

17:30

18:00

Dinner

Dinner

Dinner

Dinner

Dinner

18:30

19:00

Back to Hotel

Back to Hotel

Back to Hotel

Back to Hotel

Going to the Airport

19:30

GYELS

session 1

GYELS

session 2

GYELS

session 3

20:00

20:30

 

 

 

Appendix 3.

 

About Eco-generation

Samsung Engineering established Eco-generation in 1996 as one of the largest environmental education programs for children and youth in Korea. In 2006, Samsung Engineering expanded the program to the Asia-Pacific region by launching an English Eco-generation (www.eco-generation.org) website in partnership with the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). www.eco-generation.org is a childrens educational environmental website that emphasizes learning and sharing knowledge about the environment.

 

On September 27, 2011 Samsung Engineering and UNEP made steps to reach an international audience by launching tunza.eco-generation.org, a new environmental networking platform for children and youth. Tunza.eco-generation.org is an interactive environmental website that will serve as a platform to educate the community about the environment and create eco-friendly initiatives.

 

With a 18 year history, Eco-generation is Samsung Engineerings largest running CSR program, which has been supported by Samsung Engineerings expertise in the environmental business. This will continue to be one of the companys core initiatives to support and contribute the new generation via environmental education.

 

 

About Tunza Eco-generation website(tunza.eco-generation.org)

Tunza Eco-generation is the social networking platform to be an interactive and vibrant site presenting various possibilities to engage youth, children and organizations from various portals (chat – global, regional and thematic platforms webpages with dynamic functions where children and youth are able to upload/update their environmental activities which will then go live online after it has been cleared by an administrator of the platform, possibility of working on documents and editing of the same can take place online various tutorials between experts and young people voting functions/processes on various competitions, databases for various children, youth and sport processes).

 

About Samsung Engineering Co., Ltd

Samsung Engineering is one of the worlds leading engineering, procurement, construction and project management (EPC&PM) companies. With experience in over 30 countries, the company provides total project management from planning and financing through to construction and commissioning and has built some of the worlds largest and most complex hydrocarbon and industrial plants and facilities. Samsung Engineering has a reputation for delivering projects on time and uses the latest innovations to engineer industry-leading facilities. With its global workforce at 13,000 and 2012 revenues at 10.2 billion USD, the company is also one of the fastest growing EPC contractors. For more information, please visit www.samsungengineering.com

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18 Comments

  • says :
    Indeed a pleasure to be selected as the Indian delegate! looking forward to the trip to Korea!
    Posted 28-12-2014 23:15

  • says :
    hello young leaders , who is the winner from india. - Environmentalist Ganesh Prajapati
    Posted 20-12-2014 23:35

  • says :
    Wasn't the result supposed to be announced on 15th Dec?
    Posted 16-12-2014 18:33

  • says :
    Have the winners been announced? Can't wait to hear
    Posted 16-12-2014 00:07

  • says :
    Best of Luck Guys!

    Posted 27-11-2014 22:30

  • says :
    Hey guys, look at some videos on the site, they are really cool. I liked the one on energy saving. Must watch
    Posted 27-11-2014 00:59

  • says :
    I did not know that Samsung Engineering provided this opportunity
    Posted 27-11-2014 00:58

  • says :
    Good luck to all my friends!

    Posted 27-11-2014 00:57

  • says :
    Good luck to all my friends!

    Posted 27-11-2014 00:57

  • says :
    It is a great opportunity to learn and win. Hurrah!
    Posted 27-11-2014 00:56

  • says :
    nice opportunity
    Posted 24-11-2014 18:42

  • says :
    all the best to those who are eligible to apply
    Posted 17-11-2014 01:44

  • says :
    well-written article
    Posted 17-11-2014 01:44

  • says :
    a great chance to grab
    Posted 17-11-2014 01:43

  • says :
    good luck, Indian friends
    Posted 17-11-2014 01:43

  • says :
    Good luck everyone!
    Posted 16-11-2014 08:10

Arushi Madan

  • Arushi Madan says :
    Wonderful opportunity for an amazing grand event GYELS. All the best to those in India.
    Posted 23-10-2014 17:22

  • says :
    lucky you ,Indians.You have a golden opportunity and you are fit for it .We are sure you can present the best you have.
    Good luck
    Posted 28-09-2014 05:18

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