NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its first Trans-Pacific Student Contest, a unique experiment in U.S.-Asia collaboration. The contest is part of "Ethics for a Connected World," a three-year global education project to mark the Council's 2014 Centennial. Winners will receive a trip to New York City.
ESSAY OR VIDEO TOPIC: What is the greatest ethical challenge facing U.S.-Asia relations or the U.S. and one of the Asian countries listed below? Please use specific examples or stories to illustrate your points.
CONTEST REQUIREMENTS: Each entry must be a collaboration between a student who is a citizen of the United States and a student who is a citizen of one of the following: Brunei, Cambodia, China (including Hong Kong and Macau), East Timor, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, North Korea, Philippines, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, or Vietnam.
There is a matchmaking webpage to help students find partners.
The entry can be either an essay or a video.
Essays should be written in op-ed style (not academic, footnoted papers) with a length of 2,000–3,000 words. Videos should not exceed 10 minutes.
COMPETITION DEADLINE: April 30, 2013
CONTEST PRIZE: Contest winners will receive a free trip to New York City in November 2013, to attend a 3-day Carnegie Council Global Ethics Network Annual Meeting.
HOW TO ENTER:
Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1914, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is an educational, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that produces lectures, publications, and multimedia materials on the ethical challenges of living in a globalized world. www.carnegiecouncil.org
Contact: Madeleine Lynn
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
(212) 838-4120 ext. 219, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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