International Day for Disaster Reduction 2012
SAARC Regional Essay Competition
"Women & Girls : The Invisible Force of Resilience"
On the occasion of International Day for Disaster Reduction on 13th October 2012, a Regional Essay Competition shall be held among the children in the SAARC region in collaboration with the UNISDR.
The objectives of the Drawing Competition would be to:
(a) To create awareness among the young generation about disaster risk reduction in the SAARC region;
(b) To provide an opportunity to the young to observe and respond to the specific issues concerning women and girls on the theme of emerging concern in the region; and
(c) To promote regional cooperation for DRR among the people of the region.
The target group of the competition are the Nationals of the SAARC countries in the two age groups of 15-18 years and 19-22 years as of 31st August 2012.
For further details please refer the prospectus.
(Last day for Receipt of Essay extended to 10 September 2012)