Essay Contest – Winning Essays

2016 Many Languages, One World Winning Essays

The purpose of the 2016 Many Languages, One World International Student Essay Contest and Global Youth Forum was to relate to the United Nations post-2016 global development agenda, in the context of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations. Students from all over the world submitted insightful essays on the subject, and we appreciate and applaud the efforts of all the students who shared their views on the United Nations post-2016 global development agenda.

We are pleased to present the essays of the 60 talented contest winners. Below, organized by language group, are the winning essays of the 2016 Many Languages, One World Student Essay Contest.


Arabic

Mr. Shabab Anwar, India
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Ms. Michelle Carney, United States
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Mr. David Chestnut, United States
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Ms. Jamie Clegg, United States
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Mr. Guohong Liao, China
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Mr. Abdul Gafoor Kunnathodi, India
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Ms. Rachel Lott, United States
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Ms. Gabriela Rossainzz Jardon, United States
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Mr. Xiaowen Sha, China
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Ms. Sophia Smith Galer, United Kingdom
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Chinese

Mr. Mahmud Abdul-Nazif, Ghana
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Ms. Moldir Arapova, Kazakhstan
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Ms. Léa Buatois, France
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Mr. Francisco Enrique Lopez de la Pena, Mexico
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Mr. Bolor-Erdene Mendbayar, Mongolia
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Ms. Nham Ngo, Vietnam
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Mr. Nishchit Pandey, Nepal
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Ms. Qianying Zheng, Japan
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Ms. Ritika Philip, India
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Mr. Oumarou Zougmore, Burkina Faso
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English

Ms. Venus Akef, Iraq
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Mr. Tom dos Santos, Brazil
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Ms. Rind Al Hage, Lebanon
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Ms. Bahati Hategekimana, Kenya
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Mr. Jorge Jaef, Argentina
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Mr. Amani Naburi, Tanzania
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Ms. Maria Jose Ramirez Cañas, Chile
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Ms. Shazana Rohr, Germany
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Mr. Ngoc Tu, Vietnam
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Mr. Federico Wynter, Uruguay
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French

Ms. Melina Blostein, Argentina
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Ms. Elisa Capobianco, Italy
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Ms. Aparna Clarke, United Kingdom
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Mr. Jose Ildo de Oliveira Junior, Brazil
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Ms. Karina Gonzalez Sanchez, United States
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Mr. Sebastian Heinz, Germany
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Ms. Anna Khalonina, Russia
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Mr. Pooya Naderi, Iran
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Mr. Matthew Trojic, United States
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Mr. Guillermo Vidarte, Argentina
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Russian

Ms. Cristina Crăciun, Romania
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Ms. Yelyzaveta Dovhinka, Ukraine
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Mr. Sheroz Juraev, Tajikistan
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Mr. Ihor Kasianov, Ukraine
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Ms. Diana Khasawneh, Jordan
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Ms. Kim Ngan Le, Vietnam
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Mr. Oleksandr Petrenko, Ukraine
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Mr. Adrian Savcenco, Moldova
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Ms. Mahinbonu Toshmatova, Tajikistan
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Mr. Sardor Khusanov, Uzbekistan


Spanish

Mr. Leonardo Alves, Brazil
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Ms. Tallulah Bur, Australia
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Ms. Tijana Čupić, Serbia
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Ms. Ellen Da Silva, Brazil
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Ms. Karla Drpic, Croatia
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Mr. Luke McCluskey, Ireland
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Mr. Sammy Musungu, Kenya
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Mr. Tom Okot, Uganda
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Ms. Anindita Roy, India
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Ms. Xiaofeng Xu, China
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To further promote this important event, and to celebrate the students’ accomplishments, we are delighted to share the video recordings of the contest winners’ presentations. Please click, here.