Since 2008, the European Parliament together with the ‘Foundation of the International Charlemagne Prize of Aachen’ have each year been inviting young people from all EU Member States to submit projects run by and for youth showing an active participation in the development of Europe. This year, young people from all the EU member states are invited to participate in this competition on EU development, integration and European identity issues. The application deadline is 28 January 2019.

Every year, the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago selects the winning poster for the annual Chicago Latino Film Festival. The deadline is on 14 January 2019.

Geneva Center For Security Policy (GCSP) and its Geopolitics and Global Futures Program are now accepting applications for the 2018 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security. The prize is designed to reach across all relevant disciplines and fields. It seeks to reward the most inspiring, innovative and ground-breaking contribution of the year, whether this comes in the form of an initiative, invention, research publication, or organization. The deadline is on 27 September 2018.

Young entrepreneurs whos business initiatives can help to transform the tourism sector are encouraged to apply for the UNWTO Tourism Startups Competition 2018. Organizers are looking for the most disruptive Startups that are transforming the way people travel and experience tourism. Finalists will win fully-sponsored trips to Hungary and Spain, the winning startup will receive the opportunity to design a pilot project The deadline to apply is on 3rd of September 2018.

Do you have an idea that has the capacity to improve human capital and thereby positively impact your community, your country, and/or society at large? If the answer is yes, then the Youth Summit 2018 Competition gives you the opportunity to share your idea, connect with peers and high-level experts, and explore how to bring your idea to the next level. The deadline is on October 5th.

Got a bright idea? WorldLabs can help elevate it! WorldLabs’ mission is to help ideas develop and grow by providing the funding, tools and connections needed to thrive. WorldLabs created the Elevating Ideas Competition to give young people the ability to showcase their idea, find valuable collaborators and gather the supporters needed to elevate a project to the next level. The deadline is on September 3rd.

Young artists are invited to apply for the Poster Prize for Illustration competition 2019. Its aim is to attract artwork for display that is colorful, inspiring and celebrates the vibrant, multi-layered city that is London. This year the theme is London Stories. Artists are invited to visually capture a familiar or lesser-known narrative in a single image. The deadline is on July 16th.

NASA and Houston Cinema Arts Society are offering young filmmakers around the world a chance to share their works inspired by, and using actual NASA imagery through CINESPACE, a short film competition. The deadline is on 31st of July.

If you are a Civic Tech innovator working on an ongoing or completed civictech project aiming to improve democracy, you are welcome to submit your project, win a EU prize and a trip to Brussels. The deadline is on July 31st.

Young female entrepreneurs from UN countries are welcome to take part in the SDGs&Her online competition designed for women entrepreneurs to showcase how they are supporting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through their business operations. The deadline is on June 30th.

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