LAC English Essay Competition

The vision of the youth in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)

Title: “The industrialization challenges of the LAC region in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 9 and an Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development (ISID)”

The essay competition has ended!

The final winner was Telma Giovana de Freitas from Brazil.

The three best essays were written by:

  • Telma Giovana de Freitas (Brazil)
  • Jorge Luis Filio Flores (Mexico)
  • Mauricio Tong Wong (Peru)

They won a trip to Vienna from 8 to 10 March 2016. Also, they received:
- Scholarship worth EUR 800
- Chance of presenting the essay to UNIDO technical experts
- Chance of presenting the essay to the diplomatic corps of LAC region in Vienna
- Chance of attending the AIESEC workshop in Vienna

Below is the list of top 10 essays:

Name Country Essay (PDF)
Jorge Luis Filio Flores Mexico Read
Mauricio Tong Wong Peru Read
Telma Giovana de Freitas Brazil Read
Brenda Amairani Bastidas Carvajal Mexico Read
Stefan Rickford Knights Guyana Read
Kamila de Sousa Aben Athar Alencar Brazil Read
Julia Isabel Serrato Fonseca Mexico Read
Sebastian Luis Castañeda Alvarez Peru Read
Hiran Catuninho Azevedo Brazil Read
Jorge Orlando Nuñez Pagoaga   Honduras Read

They authors of the top 10 essays received:
- Online professional development courses donated by the ICWFD
- Chance of publishing the essays on the UNIDO public website
- Award Certificate

Organizers:   
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) LAC Bureau

In cooperation with:
- AIESEC
- International Commission On Workforce Development (ICWFD)

Partners:  
- Macro Universities Network (Red de Macro Universidades)
- Common Area of Higher Education (ECOES)
- Latin American and the Caribbean Universities Association for the Integration (AUALCPI)
- University of Monterrey (Tecnológico de Monterrey)
- Latin American Economic System (SELA)

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