Are you part of initiatives to make the world a better place? Do you want to show how they are improving the world? Take a picture of your activity and join the #2030IsNow Photo Challenge on Instagram!
You could win an Interrail pass.
This campaign, launched few days ago by the department for International Cooperation and Development of the European Commission, aims at raising “awareness about the 2030 Agenda and the positive impact of Europe and Europeans in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals”.
The 2030 Agenda, approve by the UN General Assembly in 2015, is “a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity. It also seeks to strengthen universal peace in larger freedom”. If compared to the Millennium Development Goals (that expired in 2015), the Agenda has the feature of universality. Indeed, it applies to all countries at all levels of development, taking into account their different capacities and circumstances
In particular, it contains a collection of 17 global goals, the Sustainable Development Goals.
To take part to the challenge you need to be at least 18 yo and citizen of an EU country.
Being part of this competition is very simple. There are few steps to follow.
First of all: improve the world around you, doing something or changing a habit. Take a picture of it! (Among the examples suggested by the Commission there are: change your consumption patterns; use alternative transport such as cycling; buy local foods; strive for innovation; be more open-minded and tolerant; vote; work for peace, etc.).
Now, share the picture on Instagram, adding a caption.
Follow and tag @EuropeAid
Use the hashtag #2030IsNow
A jury will evaluate the photos and will decide the winner, according to the following criteria:
The will be just 1 winner and 2 runners-up.
The winner will get an Interrail pass, with whom will explore Europe by train.
To submit your photo, you have time till September 16, 2019, 23:59 CET.