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Offer: Video Contest: Tell the World Leaders what YOU think about the Millennium Development Goals.

Video Contest: Tell the World Leaders what YOU think about the Millennium Development Goals.

Contest Rules:
Only entries submitted via the YouTube platform will be eligible for consideration. To sign up for an account on YouTube, please visit
Video entries should be two (2) minutes in duration or less.
The contestant must be at least eighteen (18) years of age to enter the contest.
Video submissions should be original and unpublished work by the contestant.
The submitted video must address at least one of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) listed in the United Nations Millennium Declaration. For more information about the MDGs, please visit
The submitted video should address one of the following challenges:

1. "Why are the Millennium Development Goals important to you and your family?"
2. "What is your community, city or country doing to achieve the Millennium Development Goals?"
3. "How can the international community better work together to achieve the Millennium Development Goals?"

Submitted videos must be recorded in English or French, or in any other language but with English or French subtitles.
Please see for simple instructions on how to create closed captioned subtitles for YouTube videos.
The nationality and age of the contestant must be clearly indicated in the YouTube user profile to be eligible for consideration.
Video submissions may not contain any offensive or inappropriate content, according to United Nations principles and practices, and must comply with YouTube's general terms and conditions.
Current or former staff members, interns or retirees of the United Nations Organization, its Agencies, Funds or Programmes and any family and/or house-hold members of these staff members are not eligible for consideration in the contest.

Submissions will end on 23 August 2010 at 11:59 p.m. New York time. Any entry submitted after this time will not be accepted. Any video modified after the end of the contest will not be eligible.

The results will be announced in late September 2010 on the official Citizen Ambassadors website, on and on the UN Channel on YouTube.

Please visit: for more information on the Terms and Conditions, including the Selection Process.

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