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[Essay] [World]The 7th Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition

by Eco Generation | 16-09-2014 17:04 Comments 24 recommendations 0

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There had been many e-mail inquiries about the submission error and

we found that there was a problem in the server at that time.

In this regard the deadline has been extended to 9th November.

If you failed to submit due to the error, 

please submit your essay by 9th November.

Application form link:


We are sorry for the inconvenience and thank you for your kind patience. 

- Original Notification -

The 7th Eco-generation Environmental 

Essay Competition

The United Nations General Assembly has declared the year of 2014 as "the International Year of Small Island Developing States".

In accordance with this slogan, United Nations Environment Program's theme for the World Environment Day was also "Raise your voice, not the sea level", which put the most emphasize on climate change issue.

Eco-generation would like to provide another chance for young people to think about this issue. Through the 7th Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition, we hope that participants can have an opportunity to look back their lifestyle affecting climate change which is the most challenging threat to small developing islands.

This also aims to collect inspiring and creative ideas from the entrants by requiring them to think about what youth group can do for its mitigation crossing 'Online' and 'Offline'.

Please refer to the details as below.



•  To raise awareness on the environmental issues which small island
developing states are faced among children and youth all over the world
•  To encourage children and youth to put ideas on environmental
activity into action

competition details 

• Eligibility: Tunza Eco-generation member aged between 13~24
• Topic: International Year of Small Island Developing States
         -Youth Group's Role for Sustainable SIDS
• Judging criteria: Focus, expression, concreteness and originality
• Time Schedule
- Submission Period: September 16 ~ October 31, 2014
- Announcement: the 3rd week of November, 2014
• 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 of the 7th EEC

Please use E-mail inquire at ecogeneration@samsung.com


1. No entry fee is required.
2. Samsung Engineering reserves First Serial 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 in order to submit their article online.
7. All entries must be double spaced in 11pt, with numbered pages in one of the following formats. All other formats will be disqualified.
a. MS Word
b. Word Perfect
8. The personal information in the entry must be correct. If any competition winner is not reachable due to wrong information(wrong phone number, address and etc.) prize will be canceled and automatically be given to the next place applicant.
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.

Poster of the 7th Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition_with extended deadline 


  • says :
    Missed it.
    Posted 20-11-2014 01:08

  • says :
    I wish I could have known this website earlier so that I could have joined this essay competition.

    Posted 16-11-2014 14:31

  • says :
    I wish I could have known this website earlier so that I could have joined this essay competition.

    Posted 16-11-2014 14:31

  • says :
    @Ratna Don't worry~ If the date was 9th, it must have been well submitted :)
    Posted 10-11-2014 16:41

  • says :
    hello I just had a chance to submit my essay. actually here is still November 9th, but I think it is already November 10th in Korea. hmm, the notification said my essay was accepted, but I do hope that it was really accepted. thank you, dear Tunza team :)
    Posted 10-11-2014 00:46

  • says :
    Thank goodness the deadline's been extended...
    Posted 08-11-2014 15:30

Czarlo Demeterio

  • Czarlo Demeterio says :
    congratulations to the winning Eco-gen youths! :D Keep it up!
    Posted 04-11-2014 02:10

  • says :
    Posted 31-10-2014 12:42

  • says :
    yeah I m done ...R u ?? 1 day left...
    Posted 31-10-2014 04:08

  • Anthony Emecheta says :
    This is great. We need to become aware of how we are killing the environment
    Posted 30-10-2014 08:52

  • says :
    done....... good luck all......
    Posted 27-10-2014 20:50

  • says :
    Done :) all the best to all ^_^
    Posted 24-10-2014 10:44

  • says :
    Hi. Can I participate? I am 9 years. Really want to participate
    Posted 23-10-2014 22:08

  • says :
    Hello friends...Coming after a long time!! First of all Happy Diwali to all (festival of lights in India)!! May I know if points acquired by a member counts in the judging criteria. Thanks
    Posted 23-10-2014 14:21

  • says :
    This is a wonderful initiative, as its gives us youth to express our view points I will take part and encourage my friends to

    Posted 17-10-2014 13:26

  • says :
    Great initiative, expect something from Seychelles.
    Posted 08-10-2014 20:09

  • says :
    Great initiative . As always Ecogen leads from the front on such initiatives.
    Posted 30-09-2014 17:46

Czarlo Demeterio

  • Czarlo Demeterio says :
    I hope many Filipino Eco-generation members will participate. Will the winning entries be posted? ☺
    Posted 26-09-2014 17:14

  • Arushi Madan says :
    Awesome opportunity for youths to reflect their lifestyle and how it affects climate changee. Put out thoughts into words good enough to win. Thanks Eco Gen.
    Posted 25-09-2014 23:26

  • says :
    I been thinking of what I will include in my essay! :-) I'm excited for this!
    Posted 23-09-2014 11:18

  • says :
    Posted 19-09-2014 23:53

  • says :
    Surely i would love to take part in this competition and express my ideas and thoughts.
    Posted 18-09-2014 23:04

  • says :
    It's great opportunity for youths like us to express our thinking regarding SIDS. i will certainly take part and will encourage my firends as well.
    Posted 17-09-2014 23:47

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    For more information about SIDS, please visit UN website as below.

    Posted 16-09-2014 17:21

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