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Volunteering for Sustainable Development Goals – UNV Vietnam Facebook Photo Contest

On the occasion of International Youth Day (IYD) celebration event organized by the UN in Vietnam "Vietnamese Youth: Partners in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals", the UNV Field Unit (FU) in Vietnam is thrilled to launch its Facebook Photo Contest – "Volunteering for Sustainable Development Goals". Vietnamese Youth is a driving force of Volunteerism and has an important role to play in achieving SDGs, including through Volunteer activities. Show the world how you contribute to achieving the SDGs by Volunteering! Either you are a young volunteer or any other kind of volunteer, you are welcome to join the contest!

Step 1: Capture a photo representing "Volunteering for Sustainable Development Goals" and post the photo with your Name, Email, #VolunteeringSDGsVietnam,explanatory text of maximum 200 characters and related SDG on UNV Vietnam Facebook page between 12th August and 30th September 2016

Explanatory text can be written in English and/or Vietnamese

Step 2: Share your post from UNV Vietnam Facebook page on your Facebook wall and invite your friends to like your picture on UNV Vietnam FB page

17 pictures with most Likes on the UNV Vietnam Facebook page will be selected for an exhibition to celebrate International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2016 on 5th December!

To know more about sustainable development goals, please click here

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU READ THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BELLOW:

Terms and Conditions

1. General information:

· Name of the contest: Volunteering for Sustainable Development Goals – UNV Vietnam Facebook Photo Contest;

· Contest Period :UNV Vietnam Facebook Photo Contest is opened for photo posts submission from 12th of August to 30th September 2016;

· Announcement of winners: 12st of October 2016;

· Photo Exhibition: 5th December 2016;

· Eligibility of contestant: both Vietnamese and foreign citizens, with rights to publish posted picture/s and consent from the photographed person/s to publish and share the picture (in case children are photographed, consent from parents or responsible person is a must), having Internet access and a valid e-mail account prior to the beginning of the contest period, being rightful owner of the Facebook profile used for posting on UNV Vietnam Facebook page;

· Eligibility of photos: photos that represent Volunteering for Sustainable Development Goals – this could be volunteer action taking place anywhere in Vietnam with a link to any of the 17 SDGs; the contestant needs to include in the explanatory text specific reference to an SDG of choice to which the photo can be related, as in the Example provided below.

· Language to be used for the explanatory text : English and/or Vietnamese

· Participation method:

Step 1 - Capture a photo representing "Volunteering for Sustainable Development Goals" and post the photo with your Name, Email, #VolunteeringSDGsVietnam, explanatory text of maximum 200 characters and related SDG on UNV Vietnam Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/VolunteersInVietnam/;

Step 2 - Share your post on your Facebook wall and invite your friends to like your post on UNV Vietnam FB page.

· Winners:

17 pictures with most Likes on the UNV Vietnam Facebook page will be selected for an exhibition to celebrate International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2016 on 5th December;

One Like counts as one point.

2. The organizer of the contest is the UNV Field Unit (FU) in Vietnam.

3. The winners will be announced after the contest closing date on the UNV Vietnam Facebook Page.

4. Contest Procedure:

a) Contestants can upload a maximum of two photographs in form of two separate posts on the UNV Vietnam Facebook Page;

b) Contestants MUST write their full Name, Email Address, #VolunteeringSDGsVietnam,explanatory text of maximum 200 characters and related SDG on their post;

c) 17 pictures which collect most "Like" will be selected for an exhibition. It is prohibited to collect Likes fraudulently. The organizer reserves the right to disqualify from the contest all contestants suspected of unfair or deceptive practices in obtaining a higher number of Likes.

5. The winners of the contest will be informed about the next step within 14 days after the conclusion of the contest.

6. General Conditions:

a) By entering captured photos in the contest, contestants automatically agree with the Terms and Conditions of the contest;

b) The contest organizers have the right to reject any photos that do not meet the Terms and Conditions of the contest. The organizers may, but are not obliged to justify such rejections;

c) The contest organizers or third party do not have the right to manipulate the photos or revise or edit them in any way without the consent of their authors;

d) By entering captured photos in the contest, contestant automatically gives rights to UNV FU Vietnam to disseminate the photo further.

7. The full names of the winning contestants will be disclosed during the announcement of the winners.

8. The organizer reserves the right to disqualify contestants who violate the Terms and Conditions or are suspected of violating them.

9. By posting photos on UNV Vietnam Facebook page and participating in the contest, contestants accept all of its terms. Any appeal regarding the organization or the contest results will be rejected.

10. The organizer reserves the right to change the terms at its discretion even during the contest itself.

11. The organizer reserves the right to cancel the contest at any time without giving any reason.

12. The organizer reserves the right not to select a winner without giving any reason.

13. English version of Terms and Conditions prevails over Vietnamese translation.

Template:

Name– Email Address

Hashtag VolunteeringSDGsVietnam

Introductory text of maximum 200 characters, including: Who, What, Where, relevant SDG/s.

Picture

Example:

Fiammetta Mancini – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

# VolunteeringSDGsVietnam

Fiammetta, International UN Volunteer, supporting enabling environment for Volunteerism in Vietnam, Hanoi, SDG 16.

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If you have more questions, please contact us through Facebook message at https://www.facebook.com/VolunteersInVietnam/