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UNFPA Asia-Pacific Regional Youth Video Competition 2018

Deadline: October 15, 2018

The UNFPA Asia-Pacific Regional Youth Video Competition 2018 is open for entries. Are you 18-30 years old from Asia and the Pacific Region? UNFPA is hosting an Asia-Pacific Regional Youth Video Competition that will further recognize the key role of young people in tackling issues on SRHR and Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE).

These videos will act as advocacy and awareness-raising to further strengthen policies and programmes of SRHR and CSE in the region. Furthermore, it enables them to showcase their solutions and inspire others.

Two winners will be selected to attend the Share-a-thon on CSE in Bangkok, Thailand in November 2018 (including round trip airfares, accommodation, and daily subsistence allowance). Also, get the opportunity to work with the UNFPA Asia and the Pacific Regional Office with videos, articles and social media covering highlights of the meeting.

Awards & Prizes

  • The total award value is USD 3000, to be shared by two winners.
  • Round-trip travel to attend the Share-a-thon in Bangkok, Thailand in November 2018
  • Assignment as a youth reporter: opportunity to work with the UNFPA Asia-Pacific regional office with videos, articles and social media covering highlights of the meeting
  • The videos will be showcased in front of an international audience


  • Video up to 3 minutes long
  • Aged between 18-30
  • Spoken or subtitled English
  • Entries from Asia and the Pacific Countries


There is no entry fee.

  • The video submissions can be short films, documentaries and animation and must focus on the Asia-Pacific region at any level (regional, national, local, institutional, policy, etc.) and produced by producers from the region.
  • Productions will be accepted in English, or in original or native language if accompanied by subtitles in English.
  • Length of productions can be up to 3 minutes and will have to be professionally made according to broadcast standards.
  • Only one video clip can be submitted per individual. The video clip should have been produced by the entrant and/or the entrant should have the unrestricted right to disseminate it.
  • The video clip should be supported by a document file containing the script, title, location, and the producer’s name in English.
  • Only high resolution videos (minimal resolution of 720p), with good sound quality, will be accepted.
  • The competition will not accept films produced by governments or development actors publicizing a specific project.
  • The video should be the original work of the entrant and must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, and rights of privacy, publicity, or any other proprietary rights of a person or entity. UNFPA accepts all entries in good faith, and will not be held liable if a competitor violates these guidelines. If an entry is found to violate these guidelines, it will be disqualified.
  • Please make sure any music or audio you use on your video is license free or you have acquired a license to use it.
  • The entrant retains copyright of the film/s and product/s submitted, but agrees that UNFPA can use the film/s and product/s in perpetuity across multiple platforms, including websites, social media and any other platforms that currently exist or may be developed in the future. UNFPA will make every effort to acknowledge the entrants’ names alongside the film/s and product/s whenever they are used.
  • The film should not feature or depict any specific commercial products, processes, services and political views.


For more info contact: [email protected].

Click here to submit.

For more information, visit UNFPA Asia-Pacific.