Strategy for Disaster Reduction
Latin America and the Caribbean
World disaster reduction campaigns
UN/ISDR* is launching an international art contest – aimed at both schools and communities – for young people aged 16 and under in the lead up to the World Conference on Disaster Reduction to be held 18-22 January 2005 in Kobe, Hyogo (Japan). The best 12 pictures that illustrate what measures can be taken to reduce risk and vulnerability to disasters will be selected for publication in a UN/ISDR 2005 calendar that will be disseminated to over 5,000 participants of the World Conference and all around the world. In addition, the pictures will be framed and exhibited on-site at the World Conference.
How to participate:
All pictures should be submitted by 20 October 2004 to:
* The international art contest and 2005 calendar is a
collaborative efforts between UN/ISDR, the global multimedia
organization Entico Corporation Ltd in addition to sponsors.